PCU in the Community

PCU Meals on wheels volunteers deliver more than food
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For the past 10 years, Postal Credit Union (PCU) Meals on Wheels volunteers have delivered a nutritious meal and friendly smile to elderly and disabled recipients in the North St. Paul area. Since their first delivery in July of 2003, PCU volunteers have never missed a regular Thursday delivery, a fact that has not gone unnoticed by Gladstone Meals on Wheels volunteer coordinator Gigi Fitzpatrick.

“As our PCU Meals on Wheels volunteers know, MOW is SO much more than food.  Our volunteers may be the only person our client sees all day, “Fitzpatrick stated. “The number of meals delivered by PCU volunteers is nearly 5,000. The value of the PCU volunteer commitment can’t be measured just by the dollar amount of the cost of keeping our clients in their homes or the number of meals delivered. Instead, they can be measured by the smiles on the faces they touch.  Those smiles can’t be measured in economic terms – no one can put a dollar value on all those smiles,” she added.

PCU President/CEO Brian Sherrick recently presented a check for $1,500 to the Gladstone Meals on Wheels program to help continue its good work. “We value the great service this program provides to our community, and we are honored to do what we can to support it, both financially and through the dedication of our employees, who are the real champions of this cause.”

 

PCU Hugo takes 2nd for funniest unit in good neighbor days parade

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PCU Hugo took 2nd place for funniest unit in the recent Hugo Good Neighbor Days parade. This is the third year in a row the PCU Hugo branch has won the 2nd place award. Kids Club mascot Bucky Bear and several of his beary special friends handed out flyers to promote Bucky's upcoming birthday party on Saturday, July 27 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the PCU Hugo office. The event will feature a bouncy castle, balloon animals, refreshments and more. Mark your calendars and plan to attend!

 Coats for Kids drive 2012 keeps 450 twin cities youth warm

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A warm coat on a cold day makes a big difference, which is why PCU and the PCU Community Foundation have partnered with the Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids project for several years. This fall, PCU collected over 350 coats between our five locations and chipped in a $1,500 cash donation from the PCU Community Foundation. All-in-all, 450 coats will be provided to less fortunate youth in our communities and stay warm this winter.

PCU is in the news. See what KSTP had to say about the donation.

For more information on the Coats for Kids program visit www.givecoats.org.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCU Staff lends a hand at second harvest heartland

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1 in 8 MN children are at risk of hunger. That statistic is startling and got a group of PCU staff motivated to roll up their sleeves and volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland. Our efforts yielded of 600 boxes of food to be distributed to those that need it right in our own state.

Over the course of the year PCU employees donate thousands of dollars and many volunteer ours to give back to our communities and improve the quality of life for all of our residents.

See what else PCU is up to to raise funds and give back.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
PCU Community Foundation donates time and money to support community

The PCU Community Foundation stepped up with a $1,000 cash donation to support the Musella Foundation's Walk to End Brain tumors at Lake Phalen Saturday, May 20. The support didn't stop there. PCU sent 15 volunteers to help staff the event the day of the walk/run which brought in over $23,000 for the foundation. - WHOA!

Learn more about the PCU Community Foundation, its causes, and how you can help.

 

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