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DuPage Credit Union raises nearly $18,000 to purchase school supplies for local students in need through its We’ve Got Your Back campaign

NAPERVILLE, IL (August 26, 2020) — DuPage Credit Union would like to thank the community, our Members and 2020 We’ve Got Your Back campaign business sponsors for helping us raise over $17,964 to purchase over 1,400 school supply kits for DuPage County students in need.

Nine hundred and five school supply kits were recently given out during Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet’s 30th Annual Back-to-School Fair at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton. The event benefitted DuPage County students in need served by the DuPage Regional Office of Education.

“We are truly humbled by the generosity of our members and the community each and every year. Despite the pandemic, we surpassed our goal and were able to help more children,” said Amy Brandt, Vice President of Business Solutions. “With so many needing a helping hand during these trying times, our team was overjoyed with this year’s result. Thank you!”

This year’s We’ve Got Your Back sponsors included: americaneagle.com,

Construction Group cdi, Citadel Information Management, CO-OP Financial Services, CUNA Mutual Group, Fiserv., Gerald Nissan, IMMeSign, MemberFirst, nxg|strategiesSM, Performance Trust, PolicyWorks®, The Rusin Fulco Realty Group, SN, STIFEL and Viso graphic.

Since its launch, seven years ago, DuPage Credit Union’s We’ve Got Your Back fundraiser has raised over $93,000 and helped thousands of students in DuPage County begin the school year with the school supplies needed to succeed.

To learn more about how DuPage Credit Union gives back to the community visit dupagecu.com/community.


About DuPage Credit Union

DuPage Credit Union is a member-owned financial institution energized to create memorable banking experiences to help with life’s events, big and small. We offer financial solutions to anyone who lives or works in DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties; or attends school in DuPage County. To learn more about DuPage Credit Union, visit dupagecu.com, call, or stop by a branch office. Deposits are insured to $250,000 per account by American Share Insurance. By members' choice this institution is not federally insured. DuPage Credit Union is an Equal Housing Opportunity Lender. NMLS #445096. DuPage Credit Union…Banking Inspired.

About DuPage Regional Office of Education

The DuPage ROE provides a range of services, including: professional development, teacher certification, technology training, school improvement, student support, assessment, health, life safety and other related services to the 42 public school districts and 161,000 students of DuPage County.

About Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet is a faith-based organization that provides service to people in need and calls others of goodwill to do the same. The programs and services provided by Catholic Charities in DuPage County include homeless prevention services, emergency services, counseling, Kathy Paulsen Hope House homeless shelter, alternative housing programs, and services for veterans. To learn more about the programs and services provided by Catholic Charities, visit catholiccharitiesjoliet.org.

Contacts

Tamara McQueen
Marketing Coordinator
DuPage Credit Union
630.428.3440 ext. 3068

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