Indiana Members Credit Union delivers a brighter holiday to local school

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (January 24, 2019) — Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), Central Indiana’s largest credit union, distributed toys and gifts to brighten up the holidays and bring joy to many happy children during IMCU’s holiday celebration at Francis W. Parker Montessori School IPS 56 in Indianapolis, on Friday, December 21, 2018.  During the holiday event all students received a winter scarf, handmade by IMCU employees.  The students in Pre-K through 3rd grade also had a surprise visit from Santa Claus and were given a small toy.

This is the second year for IMCU to partner with Francis W. Parker Montessori School IPS 56 for their “Camp Read S’more” Event.  Through generous donations from vendors, members and employees, Indiana Members Foundation was able to provide 360 scarves to all students and 175 toys to the Early Childhood Group.

“We are delighted to partner with Francis W. Parker Montessori School 56 and provide them with a special holiday celebration,” stated Ron Collier, President and CEO of IMCU.  “IMCU employees donated money to purchase materials to make scarves for the kids at Francis W. Parker.  Employees at our Southside location took a morning to cut out the fleece material to make over 360 scarves for the students.  In addition,studentsin the Early Childhood Groupwere provided with a toy from IMCU.”

“We (Indiana Members Foundation) have been partnering with Francis W. Parker Montessori School 56 for the past few years and celebrating the holidays with the students is a great way to end the semester.  I can’t thank Indiana Members Credit Union members, employees and volunteers enough for the generous support,” stated Mandy Emery, VP community involvement for IMCU At the holiday celebration, students received a toy, as well as a handmade scarf.

All items were delivered to Francis W. Parker Montessori School IPS 56 courtesy of IMCU employees.  IMCU employees, along with Santa and his elves, presented the students with the toys and scarves.

IMCU employees and volunteers during IMCU’s holiday celebration at Francis W. Parker Montessori School IPS 56. Back row, left to right: Nikki Thompson, Dustin Coar, Ryan Kellum, Robin Maxey, Gavin Miller, Thorpe Miller and Terry Renick. Front row, left to right: Monique Krider, Ashley Early, Santa Claus, Kelly Gridley, Mandy Emery and Chantelle Sparks.

Gavin Miller, a volunteer, reading to a group of students during IMCU’s holiday celebration at Francis W. Parker Montessori School IPS 56.

About Indiana Members Credit Union

Indiana Members Credit Union, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, was founded in 1956 on the campus of IU Indianapolis. IMCU has since grown to 31 branches, serving Central and Southern Indiana, offering consumer and business members a better financial alternative and a full array of products and services. Traditionally offering better rates on loans and deposits, IMCU maintains true to its roots by “Keeping It Simple” for members. For more information, please visit IMCU online at

About Indiana Members Foundation

Indiana Members Foundation was founded in 2010, exclusively for the purpose of being a positive influence in the community served by Indiana Members Credit Union; specifically, providing school children in the Indianapolis area with the necessities essential for learning and succeeding in their education.  For more information, please visit


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Director of Marketing & Communications
Indiana Members Credit Union

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