Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU), a not-for-profit financial institution, donated a total of $50,000 to support 11 local nonprofits that have been helping Ventura County through the coronavirus pandemic. These contributions were part of the credit union’s #VCCUCares program, which focuses on supporting the local community.
VCCU donated $2,000 each to five local Boys & Girls Clubs, including the Boys & Girls Club of Moorpark & Simi Valley, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme, and Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley.
In addition, VCCU gave $10,000 to Food Share of Ventura County, $5,000 to the Mixteco/ Indígena Community Organizing Project (MICOP), $10,000 to Health Care Foundation For Ventura County (HCFVC), $10,000 to Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF), $2,500 to Senior Concerns, and $2,500 to Ventura County Area Agency on Aging (VCAAA).
“These nonprofits have been making a major difference for so many people in our community during this challenging time,” said VCCU’s president and CEO, Linda Rossi. “We are grateful for their efforts and honored to support them as they continue to make a positive impact here in Ventura County.”
In addition to these donations through the #VCCUCares program, the credit union also accepts appications for nonprofit grants through The Foundation of VCCU, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the underserved, facilitating the beautification and preservation of the environment, and promoting health and well-being.
For more information about VCCU and its community giving, please visit https://www.vccuonline.net.
ABOUT VENTURA COUNTY CREDIT UNION
Ventura County Credit Union was chartered in 1950. It is the largest credit union headquartered in Ventura County, with eight offices, more than 80,000 members and more than $900 million in total assets. VCCU offers a complete line of loans, federally insured savings, 24-hour electronic access services and more. Call 1-800-339-0496 or visit http://www.vccuonline.net for more information.