Encouragement for the Community during COVID-19
Even in these uncertain times, one thing is for certain—God is always with us and for us.
During this challenging time, the leadership team of Christian Community Credit Union would like to send you words of encouragement through a virtual reading of Psalm 23. View the video to hear God’s inspiring message.
Some encouragement from the Credit Union's leadership team
Money for Missions Program: More Members = More Funds For Your Church
Christian Community Credit Union’s Money for Missions Program donates money to churches. The program is very simple. Eligible churches can receive a donation of $50* for every person from the church who joins the credit union with a qualifying account.** The more people who join, the bigger the donation.
One ministry in the Midwest has received more than $100,000 from the program so far. A church in Kansas received $5,000 and used the money for a missions trip. A small church in California earned $1,000 to buy new flooring for a Sunday school room. Learn More▸
House of Refuge Sunnyslope CEO Julie Supplee appreciates CCCU’s partnership
House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) in Arizona, is a ministry who equips individuals to break free from homelessness. HRS CEO Julie Supplee shares her appreciation on how CCCU’s partnership allowed them to expand their services and how CCCU became part of their story. Besides transitional housing, HRS residents experience a Christ-focused program that includes, food, training and mentoring. To learn more about HRS, visit refugesunnyslope.com
Christian Community Credit Union Donated $4,300 to Olive Crest for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Charlie Allen, CCCU VP of Member Experience (3rd from R) and Michael Antaramian, CCCU Relationship Development Officer (far R), present a check in the amount of $4,300 to Olive Crest. The amount came from CCCU cardholders donating their reward points. Pictured are Danic Prado, Olive Crest Dir. Of Visitation & Kinship (far L) and Kerri Dunkelberger, Executive Dir. Of Olive Crest Orange County. Olive Crest will use the donation to purchase a property for survivors of human trafficking.
Christian Community Credit Union Donated $10,000 to Olive Crest
Christian Community Credit Union donated $10,000 to Olive Crest – USA to help protect vulnerable children. Olive Crest transforms the lives of at-risk children through the healing power of family. The donation came from members using their Cards that Give to Missions.
Christian Community Credit Union Awards $88,000 in Scholarships
Christian Community Credit Union’s Scholarships for Success program awarded $88,000 in scholarships to 88 students in 2021. Awards were given to new scholars and those who qualified for the multi-year scholarship program. Students were selected based on their essay, academic excellence, extra-curricular activities, and references. Since the scholarship program began in 1999, the Credit Union has awarded OVER 1.1 MILLION DOLLARS.
Water Conservation Efforts
The Credit Union replaced the front lawn of its San Dimas branch with drought-tolerant trees, plants, and hardscape materials as part of its ongoing water conservation efforts. Learn More▸
Christian Community Credit Union Employees Volunteer at Giving Children Hope
During President’s Day 2020, 45 of our staff volunteered at Giving Children Hope, a faith-based non-profit organization based in Buena Park, CA. Giving Children Hope is dedicated to efforts that alleviate poverty both domestically and internationally, through disaster relief, health and community development, vocational training and advocacy. One team put together backpacks filled with nutritious foods that will be provided to children and families in need through the ministry’s We’ve Got Your Back (WGYB) program. Another team worked in the ministry’s Giving for Living donation redistribution center, organizing goods donated by major retailers including household items, furniture supplies, and basic living needs, readying them for shipment to communities in need.
Christian Community Credit Union Employees Raise $4,300 for City of Hope
Christian Community Credit Union employees held their 19th annual cancer awareness fundraiser to benefit City of Hope. After a matching donation from the Credit Union’s senior management team and another matching grant from Hewlett-Packard, the total amount raised was $4,300. Staff who donated received a ribbon or bracelet with the color of the cancer research they supported: pink for breast cancer, orange for leukemia, and blue for colon cancer.
“Rummage Sale for a Cause” Benefits Redeeming Love
On Saturday, June 29, 2019, Credit Union staff held a “Rummage Sale for a Cause” at the San Dimas branch. All proceeds from the rummage sale went to support Redeeming Love, a nonprofit that offers safe and nurturing programs for young women seeking rehabilitation from domestic human trafficking.
“A Week of Giving” For the Homeless In Our Community
From March 11-15, 2019, Credit Union staff brought in donations of various hygiene items, cotton socks, and cotton underwear. These donations were part of a new outreach program, “A Week of Giving,” in partnership with the East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the Homeless. Activities such as a hygiene kit-bagging competition and a Crazy Sock contest tied into the donation themes. 150 backpacks and hygiene kits were donated at the end of the week, as well as 5 boxes of men’s and women’s cotton socks and underwear.
Employees Contribute to ABC7’s “Spark of Love” Toy Drive
As part of our annual Christmas celebration, Credit Union staff collected toys for the ABC7 “Spark of Love” Toy Drive. In addition to the collected toys, Credit Union management donated $150 to buy more toys. Thanks to the giving spirit of our Credit Union staff, it took a line of firefighters to unload the donated toys!
Staff Food and Clothing Drive Benefits Shepherd’s Pantry
Credit Union employees held a food and clothing drive during the month of November to benefit Shepherd’s Pantry in Glendora, CA. The Credit Union’s Social Committee organized the 3rd annual drive as part of the staff Thanksgiving celebration. In addition to the food and clothing, the Credit Union made a $500 donation to Shepherd’s Pantry. Read More▸
Employees Raise $4,150 for Cancer Charities
Staff held their 18th annual cancer awareness fundraiser and raised $4,150. The amount included an employee matching donation offered by the Credit Union’s senior management team. Employees had the option to give to Susan G. Komen for breast cancer research, City of Hope for leukemia research, and The American Cancer Society for colon cancer research. Read More▸
Employees Collect 12 Boxes of Food for Shepherd’s Pantry Food Bank
Our employees held a food drive during the month of November to benefit Shepherd’s Pantry in Glendora. At the end of the drive, employees brought Shepherd’s Pantry 12 boxes filled with non-perishable food, as well as items of clothing. Read More▸
Employees Raise $1130 for Colon Cancer Coalition in Memory of Co-Worker Terri Pagett
Staff, along with family and friends, raised $1,130 for the Colon Cancer Coalition’s “Get Your Rear in Gear®” 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Team “CCCU & Reliance Community Church Run for Terri” was named in honor of Terri Pagett, a longtime Credit Union employee who passed away in June 2015 after a long battle with colon cancer. Read More▸
Employees Raise $700 for Breast Cancer Charity
Staff held their 16th annual breast cancer awareness fundraiser and raised $700 for Susan G. Komen’s Passionately Pink for the Cure™ in October 2016. Employees donated five dollars or more in exchange for wearing jeans, sneakers, and/or pink T-shirts to work. Read More▸
Employees Raise $965 for Colon Cancer Coalition
Staff raised $965 for the Colon Cancer Coalition “Dress in Blue Day” fundraiser in March 2016. By making a donation to the Colon Cancer Coalition, employees were able to wear jeans and blue shirts. All proceeds went toward colon cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment efforts in Orange County, CA Colon Cancer Coalition Chapter. Read More▸
Employees Raise $1,000 for Breast Cancer Charities
Christian Community Credit Union’s employees held their 15th annual breast cancer awareness fundraiser in October 2015, raising $700 for Susan G. Komen’s Passionately Pink for the Cure™ and $300 for Lee Jeans’ National Denim Day®. Read More▸
Employees Participate in Colon Cancer Coalition 5K Run/Walk
Christian Community Credit Union staff, along with family and friends, raised $1,241 for the Colon Cancer Coalition’s “Get Your Rear in Gear®” 5K Run/Walk in November 2015. Team “CCCU Runs for Terri” was named in honor of Terri Pagett, a longtime Credit Union employee who passed away in June 2015 after a long battle with colon cancer. The funds went toward colon cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment efforts in Orange County, CA. Read More▸
5 Days of Dignity – Employee Gift-Matching Campaign for Rainbow Acres
Employees participated in a gift-matching campaign that raised $1,570 for Rainbow Acres—a not-for-profit residential Christian community that helps developmentally disabled adults lead lives of dignity, purpose, and spiritual strength. The campaign was launched the first week of December 2014, which also tied into #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.
* Once program eligibility requirements have been met, churches receive $50 for each person who joins with a qualifying account. Donation disbursed every quarter. Member must use participating church Promo Code to obtain $50 donation.
**Qualifying accounts – checking account, savings account with an opening deposit of at least $100, money market account, certificate account, loan account or a new credit card.