Centra and its team members raise money for United Way

COLUMBUS, IN (January 19, 2024)Each year, Centra Credit Union and its Team Members support their local United Way agencies through their United Way Workplace Campaign. More than 290 Team Members pledged their contributions to the United Way. for a total of more than $104,000 during Centra’s 2023 campaign.

“Centra is honored to support the United Way agencies in the Communities we serve each year,” Centra President and CEO Rick Silvers said. “These donations help each agency provide support to those in need, which help make our Communities a better place to live and work.”

These donations went directly to United Way agencies in the Communities Centra serves. This year’s program raised a total of $104,832.50 in donations to 13 United Way agencies:

  • Brown County Community Foundation – $520.00
  • Decatur County United Fund – $765.00
  • Metro United Way – $13,631.50
  • Shelby County United Fund – $975.00
  • United Way of Bartholomew County – $78,562.25
  • United Way of Central Indiana – $650.00
  • United Way of Chautauqua County – $162.50
  • United Way of Jackson County – $3,932.50
  • United Way Jefferson County – $650.00
  • United Way of Jennings County – $1,000.00
  • United Way of Johnson County – $1,075.00
  • United Way of Scott County – $2,356.25
  • United Way of Tar River Region – $552.50

“This is one of my favorite programs that the Centra Foundation holds each year,” Centra Director of Community Involvement Jenni Carr said. “Being able to support so many United Way agencies across Centra’s footprint is an amazing feeling, and I love that I get to be a part of that impact.”

As of 2017, Centra and it’s Team Members have come together to help raise more than $528,000 for United Way agencies as part of their annual United Way workplace campaign.

About Centra Credit Union

Centered around its Members, Centra Credit Union is a community-based, full-service financial institution with 26 service centers throughout central and southern Indiana, and in Jamestown, New York and Whitakers, North Carolina. Founded in 1940 on the principle of People Helping People, Centra strives to create value for Members, Team Members, and the Communities it serves. With more than $2 billion in assets, Centra is among the six largest credit unions in the state of Indiana.

About Centra Foundation

Centra Foundation is the charitable arm of Centra Credit Union and was formed to extend the credit union’s mission of People Helping People. The Centra Foundation is Centered on Caring and aims to support charitable efforts that help meet the needs of communities where Centra Members live and work.


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