DFCU presented $2,270 on behalf of our members to two Downey non-profit organizations, The ARC and SEAACA.
Each year the employees at DFCU 'adopt' families in need during the holiday season. Five families were selected from Old River Elementary and Lewis Elementary to participate in DFCU's annual Adopt-A-Family Reception. DFCU's good friend, Santa Claus, paid a visit and helped pass out gifts such as clothes, blankets, toys, a microwave, and even a Christmas tree to the families. Santa Claus also presented each child with a cookie to do his annual cookie toast.
Over the past 15 years, DFCU has provided $107,500 in grants to Downey educators for their creative ideas that encourage learning both in and out of the classroom. Downey Federal Credit Union had the privilege of awarding $8,750 to 15 Downey educators as part of the 2016 Student Enrichment Grant Program.
Downey Federal Credit Union was proud to sponsor the Inaugural Food Festival following the Downey Christmas Parade this past Sunday. Despite his busy schedule, DFCU's good friend, Santa Clause, made an appearance to take photos and to check up on his naughty and nice list.
Downey Federal Credit Union employees participated in the 2016 CHOC Walk in the Park at the Disneyland Resort. Together the 12 DFCU employees raised $1,575. In addition to being part of the Credit Unions 4 CHOC team, which included 13 credit unions, a total of $165,118 was raised for CHOC and Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.
Downey Federal Credit Union hosted their 3rd Annual Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Party for their Kirby Kangaroo Youth Account holders and their parents.
Downey Federal Credit Union and Grocery Outlet partnered together to host a Wine Tasting Mixer. It was only $5 at the door, with 100% of the proceeds going to PTA H.E.L.P.S.
On Saturday, June 4th, Downey Federal Credit Union partnered with Stay Gallery to host the 2nd Annual STEAM Festival. Children from ages 4 to 15 swarmed the parking lots and streets all around the DFCU branch to participate in an array of activities based on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
DFCU was proud to sponsor the Ward Elementary Annual Reading Assembly for the 2015-2016 school year.
On Saturday, 5.21.16, DFCU employees camped out at Relay for Life-Downey, at the Downey Adult School.