LLCU releases 2023 Community Impact Report showing credit union provided $269,523 in community donations & staff volunteered 2,442 hours

DECATUR, IL (January 24, 2024)Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) released their 2023 Community  Impact Report this week highlighting community reinvestment and volunteer efforts by LLCU in 2023. The  report announced that in 2023, LLCU staff volunteered 2,442 hours to local non-profit organizations and provided $269,523 in community donations to non-profit agencies throughout central Illinois. With the donations and the volunteer hours combined, over 290 local non-profit agencies were impacted by  LLCU’s 2023 Community Impact efforts.  

“LLCU has experienced phenomenal growth in the last five years, in assets, in market footprint, and in  number of members,” stated Robert Ares, LLCU President & CEO. “At LLCU, any growth we experience in  those categories will always be paired with an intentional growth in giving to our community. That  philosophy is at the core of our guiding values at LLCU.”  

The full 2023 LLCU Community Impact Report further details impact made on LLCU members, employees,  and the community. In the last five years combined, LLCU has made $815,787 in charitable donations to  the local communities in their footprint, and LLCU staff has volunteered 10,241 hours to local community  organizations. LLCU has been recognized for efforts with several awards including CUNA Dora Maxwell  Social Responsibility Award (2023, 2021, & 2019), Decatur Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Contributor Award (Winner 2022, & Finalist 2021), Boys & Girls Club Philanthropist of the Year (2021), Mt.  Zion Chamber Outstanding Business of the Year Award (2019), and the Governor’s Volunteer Service  Award (2018).  

To view the full 2023 LLCU Community Impact Report, please see enclosed document.

About Land of Lincoln Credit Union

Land of Lincoln Credit Union was founded in 1947. As a full-service financial institution, LLCU serves nearly 35,000 members. Membership in LLCU is open to anyone who lives or works in 28 Illinois counties and their immediate family members. Land of Lincoln Credit Union offers 15 convenient locations in 10 cities to best serve the needs of its membership. As a part of the CO OP shared branching network, members also have access to over 5,000 branches and 30,000 ATM locations nationwide. For more information, visit us online at


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