Credit unions come together for B.C. flood support

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A group of credit unions in Ontario has come together quickly to support efforts to recover from devastating floods in British Columbia. 

Libro Credit Union kicked off a response from seven credit unions, leading to a combined donation of $60,000 to the British Columbia Floods and Extreme Weather Appeal, launched by the Canadian Red Cross. 

The credit unions joining the effort are: 

  • • Libro Credit Union 
  • • DUCA Credit Union 
  • • FirstOntario Credit Union 
  • • Kindred Credit Union 
  • • Meridian Credit Union 
  • • YNCU 
  • • Northern Credit Union 

Libro CEO and Head Coach Steve Bolton said: “Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the flooding, and the first instinct of everyone involved in a credit union is a desire to help, even in a small way. 

“Thank you to all the Ontario credit unions stepping up to the plate for this: it’s a great example of the cooperation that’s second-nature to people involved in cooperative banking.” 

There is still time for more credit unions, and of course other organizations and individuals, to contribute to the appeal directly. 

Sara Deakin

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