Award granted to PMCU for community giving program
Boulder, Colo. (November 2018) – Premier Members Credit Union (PMCU) was recognized by the Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) for their charitable giving program by receiving the Community Impact Award at the MWCUA Star Gala event in Phoenix, Ariz. October 26. The award, distinguishing the embodiment of “People helping people,” was awarded to PMCU based upon PMCU’s community philanthropic program, Premier Gives.
Founded in 2012, Premier Gives has granted more than $140,000 in scholarships to high school students and their teachers seek higher education. It provided more than $228,500 in employee charitable contributions through corporate funds matching, and provides the community with more than 1,620 employee outreach hours annually. Community agencies supported include Foothills United Way, Community Food Share, Realities for Children and many more.
“It is our distinct honor to accept this award on behalf of the MWCUA and the states they serve,” said Jason Bauer, Chief Marketing Officer. “We are proud to represent the credit union movement in the way we at PMCU embrace the credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people.’”
Contenders for the Community Impact Award included credit unions from Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona. To learn more about Premier Gives, visit https://www.pmcu.org/about/community/.
About Premier Members: Premier Members Credit Union (PMCU) is a not-for-profit financial institution dedicated to providing financial solutions to individuals and businesses in Boulder, Colo., and the Denver Metro area. With more than 70,000 members, $1 billion in assets, 12 retail branch locations and four locations in area high schools, PMCU is a leader in the credit union industry. In addition to being at the forefront of the industry in sustainable business practices, PMCU takes pride in giving back to the communities they serve, supporting a wide variety of activities and fundraising events for charitable organizations like United Way, Realities for Children of Boulder County, Junior Achievement and many more. To learn more, visit pmcu.org.
Andrea Balazs, Corporate Social Responsibility
Premier Members Credit Union, 303.657.7304