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Alaska Credit Union League donates $15,000 to Upper Susitna Food Pantry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
June 20, 2019

 Alaska Credit Union League donates $15,000 to Upper Susitna Food Pantry

Talkeetna, Alaska – The Alaska Credit Union League (ACUL) held its annual meeting in Talkeetna, Alaska and during that meeting, members of the 11 participating credit unions held an auction which raised $7,840 all of which was donated to the Talkeetna-based Upper Susitna Food Pantry. As members of the Alaska Credit Union League, several credit unions also supported the Upper Susitna Food Pantry through individual donations. The additional donors including Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union with a donation of $1,000, Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union with a $2,000 donation, and Alaska USA Foundation and Credit Union 1 with a donation of $2,080 each. These additional donations combined with the auction made for a total donation of $15,000 to this worthy nonprofit organization.

The Upper Susitna Food Pantry is committed to serving the needs of the community in the approximately 900 square miles it covers. On a daily basis, they provide individuals who reside in Sunshine, Talkeetna, Chase, Trapper Creek, and Upper Caswell Lakes with needed supplemental food supplies that help to alleviate food insufficiency.

“Talkeetna was a fantastic location for the 2019 annual meeting,” said Dan McCue, president, Alaska Credit Union League. “The Upper Susitna Food Pantry is an organization that makes a real difference in the lives of the individuals they serve, and the donations are a small token of appreciation for the city that hosted us so graciously.”

About Alaska Credit Union League

The Alaska Credit Union League is comprised of 11 credit unions throughout the state: Alaska District Engineers Federal Credit Union, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, ALPS Federal Credit Union, Credit Union 1, Denali – A Division of NuVision Federal Credit Union, Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union, MAC Federal Credit Union, Northern Skies Federal Credit Union, Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union, Tongass Federal Credit Union, and True North Federal Credit Union. 

Learn more at alaskacreditunions.org.

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Media Contact
Dan McCueSenior
Vice President, Corporate Relations
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
(907) 786-2807
D.McCue@alaskausa.org