DuPage Credit Union’s raises over $12,000 to purchase school supplies for local students in need through its “We’ve Got Your Back” fundraising campaign

NAPERVILLE, IL (September 5, 2018) — DuPage Credit Union would like to thank the community, our Members and 2018 We’ve Got Your Back campaign business sponsors for helping us raise over $12,000 to purchase 1,000 school supply kits to fill backpacks for DuPage County students in need.

Backpacks were handed out by DuPage Credit Union Team Members during the Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet’s 28th Annual Back-to-School Fair at St. Francis High School in Wheaton. The event benefits students served by the DuPage Regional Office of Education.

“Each year we are continually humbled by the overwhelming generosity of our Members and the community,” said Amy Brandt, Vice President of Business Solutions. “Your willingness to help those in need is an inspiration to our Team.”

This year’s We’ve Got Your Back sponsors included: The Rusin Fulco Realty Group, Konsultek, Freese & Associates, Inc.,, VISOgraphic, Gerald Hyundai North Aurora, Fiserv, Adrenaline, Connection, Credit Link, LLC and IMM.

Since its foundation, five years ago, DuPage Credit Union’s We’ve Got Your Back Backpack Fundraiser has raised over $62,000 and helped thousands of students in DuPage County begin the school year with the school supplies needed to succeed in the classroom.

To learn more about how DuPage Credit Union gives back to the community or to view their 2018 We’ve Got Your Back Backpack Fundraiser video visit

About DuPage Credit Union

DuPage Credit Union is a member-owned financial institution united by a common spirit. As a not-for-profit credit union with more than 50,000 members, we’re 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, 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 good will to do the same. Through a variety of programs and services, Catholic Charities fosters awareness and collaboration to help the least among us in the seven counties they serve: Will, Kendall, Grundy, DuPage, Iroquois, Ford, and Kankakee.


Tamara McQueen
Marketing Coordinator
DuPage Credit Union
630.428.3440 ext. 3068

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