Inaugural Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Golf Invitational raises $125,000 for local nonprofit
ANCHORAGE, AK (December 14, 2020) — Playing where the pros play and supporting Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ) was the goal of 144 golfers as they participated in the Inaugural Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Golf Invitational on Nov. 2. The tournament was the opening day charity event for the PGA Tour Champions Charles Schwab Cup Championship held Nov. 2-8 at the historic Phoenix Country Club.
“The communities in which we serve are vitally important to us, so we can’t thank the sponsors, golfers and volunteers enough for helping us benefit Cancer Support Community Arizona in a fun yet safe and socially distant manner,” said Todd Pearson, regional president for Alaska USA Federal Credit Union.
This sold-out event raised $125,000 to support CSCAZ’s mission of ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. For one of the presenting sponsors, this invitational’s beneficiary impacted them greatly.
“We’re proud to have been a presenting sponsor of the inaugural Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Golf Invitational and have appreciated our close partnership with Alaska USA,” said Brandon Dewitt, co-founder and chief technology officer at MX. “As a cancer survivor myself, I was honored to represent MX and play in the tournament to raise awareness and critical funds for Cancer Support Community Arizona.”
A golfer plans his putt.
Volunteers having fun and sharing the mission of Cancer Support Community Arizona.
Brandon Dewitt, co-founder and chief technology officer at MX, shares his story as a cancer survivor at the VIP reception.
About Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with $10.2 billion in assets and more than 700,000 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.