ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Changing the world through sport begins with community. Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is proud of its commitment to community in supporting Special Olympics programs in Alaska, Arizona, California, and Washington with an overall donation of $51,000. Special Olympics’ mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Special Olympics Alaska received $20,000 in support of its biggest community fundraiser – Alaska Law Enforcement Torch Run and a few grassroots programs like Dining with Darci. Special Olympics Arizona received $15,000 in support of the Polar Plunge, Law Enforcement Torch Run and Breakfast with Champions. Special Olympics California received $1,000 in support of the Big Bear Polar Plunge. Special Olympics Washington received $15,000 in support of the Polar Plunge, Community Challenge and Tasting Room gala. “Special Olympics is a catalyst for inclusion that has been improving our communities for more than 50 years. Alaska USA is committed to helping the communities we serve not only through financial support, but through employee volunteerism. By partnering with these programs, we are helping them continue to provide essential services now and well into the future,” said Alaska USA Federal Credit Union President and CEO Geoff Lundfelt.
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Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with $10.7 billion in assets and more than 700,000 members worldwide. The credit union operates more than 90 branches and service facilities in Alaska, Arizona, California, and Washington State. Alaska USA offers a 24/7 Member Service Center and access to more than 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs worldwide, as well as online and mobile solutions.
Photo: Special Olympics Alaska receives a donation from Alaska USA’s Corporate Relations Manager Noël Gabler.
Photo: Team Alaska USA in High Desert, CA participates in the Big Bear Polar Plunge.
Photo: Team Alaska USA in Arizona volunteers at the Basketball and Cheer Competition.
Photo: Washington Employee Kelsey takes the plunge at Alki Beach in Washington.
Media Contact: Dan McCue
Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
907-786-2807 | D.McCue@alaskausa.org