Credit Union of Southern California celebrates International Credit Union Day with $20K College Funds Giveaway

Forty $500 Winners Will Be Drawn

ANAHEIM HILLS, CA (October 4, 2022) — In honor of International Credit Union (ICU) Day on Oct. 20, 2022, Credit Union of Southern California (CU SoCal) is empowering financial futures by giving away a total of $20,000 in college funds to 40 random Members who open a checking account from Oct. 1 – 31.

Any new Member aged 13 – 17 who opens a Classic Checking account during the month of October will be automatically entered for a chance to win $500 in college funds. Members 18 – 21 are entered to win when they open a Classic Checking account or Rewards Checking account. In total, there will be 40 winners randomly selected during the one-month promotion.

More information about the college funds giveaway can be found at

“This year’s International Credit Union Day theme is ‘Empower Your Financial Future with a Credit Union,’ and we thought we would do so by helping our young Members with their educational pursuits,” said CU SoCal President and CEO Dave Gunderson. “We hope these funds will help forty lucky winners achieve their academic and financial goals.”

About Credit Union of Southern California (CU SoCal)

Founded in 1954 as Whittier Area Schools Federal Credit Union, CU SoCal is a credit union open to those who live, work, worship, or attend school in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. CU SoCal has a superior five-star financial rating from BauerFinancial, holds more than $2 billion in assets, and serves more than 130,000 Members. For more information, visit


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