Pyramid Federal Credit Union Brings in $20,473 for Tucson Medical Center’s TMC For Children through Miracle Challenge and Miracle Match

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Program Encourages Employees of All Fitness Levels to Get Moving and Help Kids Get Healthy
TUCSON, Ariz. (November 14, 2016) — Thanks to the generous support of Pyramid Federal Credit Union members, board of directors, staff and business partners, the 2016 Miracle Challenge supporting Tucson Medical Center’s TMC For Children raised $10,473. Pyramid FCU’s team finished in second place nationwide in funds raised. Our business partner, CO-OP Financial Services, matches the first $10,000 through their Miracle Match program, resulting in a total donation of $20,473. Pyramid FCU teams, in conjunction with CO-OP Financial Services, have raised $61,188 in just the past three years through this Children’s Miracle Network program.

Miracle Challenge is a 27-day fundraiser and corporate wellness program encouraging employees participate in physical activities while also helping sick and injured kids at local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals get better. See more at:

In Pima County, the program provides much-needed funds for TMC For Children benefiting Tucson & Pima County children who are gravely ill or injured, and their families. See more at: and

“One of our original membership groups is healthcare workers. It is a major affinity group for Pyramid FCU. TMC employees are the core of that affinity,” says Ray Lancaster, CEO, Pyramid FCU. “We are a local, home-grown organization, much like TMC, so, we are big supporters of TMC For Children, which directly benefits from our team’s participation in Miracle Challenge.”

“Pyramid Federal Credit Union has once again come through for the kids at Tucson Medical Center with another successful Miracle Challenge performance.,” said John Lauck, president and CEO of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. “We are sincerely grateful for the wonderful support we receive from the entire team at Pyramid and their continued commitment to the kids and families served at TMC.”
About Pyramid Federal Credit Union
Pyramid FCU is a member-owned co-operative financial institution serving all of Pima County. We exist to benefit the financial lives of our member/owners. We are a not-for-profit organization, so we are not working to separate members from their money… rather the co-operative works to help members maximize their own financial outcomes. We are the oldest credit union in Arizona and we trace our roots to postal, telco, healthcare, and newspaper employee groups; strong affinities that we still greatly appreciate! For more information visit

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children’s hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at and

About CO-OP Financial Services
Based in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and founded in 1981, CO-OP Financial Services is the nation’s largest credit union service organization in terms of number of credit unions, assets and members. The company helps credit unions thrive by providing products and services that make it more convenient for members to do business with them. With a motto of “Be There. Be More,” CO-OP’s products fall into three business lines, including “Locations,” (ATM, shared branching and call center services); “Card Payments” (debit and credit processing) and “Mobile/Virtual” (mobile, online, check imaging, bill pay services). To learn more visit


Pyramid FCU Press Contact:
Randall Pearson
Vice President