In Your Community
Since 1934, EFCU Financial has been committed to strong corporate citizenship and community involvement. EFCU Financial seeks to not only improve the financial well-being of its members, but the overall well-being of the communities we serve. Here's a look at some of the programs and events EFCU Financial is doing in your community.
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Susan G. Komen- Baton Rouge
For the month of October, EFCU Financial chose Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge as the recipient of our Employee Giving Campaign. Our CEO Tyler Grodi presented the check for $1440 to their Executive Director Angela Miller. This worthy organization provides 10 parishes with much needed medical screening and treatment and 75% of the funds they raise remain local.
For the month of September, EFCU Financial chose Alzheimer's Services Of The Capital Area as the beneficiary of our monthly Employee Giving Campaign. Our CEO Tyler Grodi presented a check for $1260 to Executive Director Barbara Auten. They are a local non-profit organization serving the Greater Baton Rouge area by providing education and support programs to those affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Ascension Chamber Sponsorship
In September, EFCU Financial sponsored the Ascension Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon.
St. Francis Helping Hands
For the month of August, EFCU Financial chose St. Francis Helping Hands as the beneficiary of our Monthly Giving Campaign. They are a non-profit organization dedicated to helping animals and providing assistance and support to no-kill shelters.
EFCU Financial Donates Supplies to Local School
For the month of July, EFCU Financial always donates school supplies to local schools for our monthly Employee Giving Campaign. Our Prairieville Branch brought Galvez Middle School buckets and buckets of items to kick start the new year!
For the month of May, EFCU Financial chose Kelli's Kloset as the beneficiary of our Employee Giving Campaign. This foundation donates clothing to women undergoing cancer treatment. Our CEO Tyler Grodi presented founder Ron Richmond with our check for $1440 today.
2018 EFCU Financial Sue Geske Scholarships Awarded
EFCU Financial wants to wish a big, heartfelt congratulations to the recipients of our 2018 Sue Geske Scholarships! Each year, young members are chosen for their outstanding high school scholastic achievements and are evaluated based on grade point average, SAT/ACT score, community and extracurricular activities, and a written essay.
Winners Miranda Albarez, Megan David, and Kayla McGee came to our Operations Center so that our CEO Tyler Grodi could personally congratulate them. We also want to congratulate Virginia Gammon, the fourth recipient of this scholarship.
We wish them the best in the future!
EFCU and GBR Junior Achievement Bowling Event
Some members of the EFCU Financial staff represented the credit union at the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon, a fundraising event to benefit the organization.
EFCU Donates to Save the Game
For the month of February, EFCU Financial chose to donate our $1340 to Save the Game for our Monthly Giving Campaign. Board President Jim Phillips (left) and CEO Tyler Grodi (right) presented the check to Cooter Mansur (center), the founder of the non-profit. Save the Game, Inc. is dedicated to helping K-12 schools properly fund athletic programs and provide the necessary safety equipment for their sports teams. From football helmets to athletic shoes for volleyball teams, they aim to provide adequate safety equipment to as many students as possible. For more information on how to help, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
EFCU Financial Donates to Second Chance Dog Rescue
For the month of January, EFCU Financial chose to donate to Second Chance Dog Rescue La for our Employee Giving Campaign. CEO Tyler Grodi presented Beverly Theriot with a check for $1320 to help this new rescue get its paws off the ground. Little Millie even visited us again this year to say thank you!