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Alaska USA Foundation raises record funds for annual Cash for Cans® fundraiser

ANCHORAGE, AK (October 16, 2020) — Alaska USA Federal Credit Union members and corporate partners contributed record-breaking funds in support of the Alaska USA Foundation’s annual Cash for Cans® donation drive.

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union and the Alaska USA Foundation teamed up for the fundraiser, collecting cash donations at Alaska USA branches during the month of September, National Hunger Month. The event raised more than $107,000, and with a donation by the Alaska USA Foundation, the total was $140,000, which will assist numerous food banks and pantries in Alaska, Maricopa County in Arizona, the High Desert region of California, and Washington state. The donation totals for each state are:

Alaska—$60,000
Arizona—$20,000
California—$26,000
Washington—$34,000

“In a year like 2020, we are so grateful for our partners that help us magnify our fundraising efforts and support the communities we serve,” said Dan McCue, executive director, Alaska USA Foundation. “Through the generosity of our corporate partners, as well as our members, we are able to support organizations that help feed families and children who struggle with food insecurities.”


About Alaska USA Federal Credit Union

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, nonprofit financial cooperative with $9.5 billion in assets and more than 675,000 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. Learn more at alaskausa.org.

Contacts

Dan McCue
Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations
907-786-2807 | D.McCue@alaskausa.org

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