Northwest Community Credit Union partners with Special Olympics Illinois

Participates in a 50/50 vehicle loan promotion

MORTON GROVE, IL (April 18, 2018) — Northwest Community Credit Union (NWCCU) believes strongly in the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People” and has entered into a relationship with Special Olympics Illinois (SOILL). By becoming a member of NWCCU all of SOILL’s staff, volunteers, participants and their families are welcome to become members and enjoy the benefits of membership.

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics movement, and to help celebrate this milestone, NWCCU will be donating $50 on behalf of each SOILL member who gets a vehicle loan through NWCCU. The 50/50 promotion entitled, Membership Can Take You Places, offers an extremely low exclusive member rate on a vehicle loan (new, used or refinanced). “We are honored to add Special Olympics Illinois to our growing list of members and feel our 50/50 promotion is a great way for us to give back to this fantastic organization,” stated NWCCU’s President/CEO Jose Garcia.

About Northwest Community Credit Union

Open to the public in Maine and Niles Townships in Illinois, Northwest Community Credit Union is located at 8930 Waukegan Road in Morton Grove. NWCCU also has a student run branch at Saint Xavier University in Chicago. The credit union, established in 1939, provides its members (community members, businesses and parishes) with a comprehensive roster of financial products and services to help them achieve their financial and personal goals. For information about Northwest Community’s saving and loan programs, financial products and exciting promotions, visit or call us at 847.647.1030 or email

About Special Olympics Illinois

Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 17 sports for more than 22,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life. Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support. If you are interested in learning more about Special Olympics Illinois, volunteering or providing financial support to help make Special Olympics programs possible, contact your local Special Olympics agency, call 800-394-0562 or visit our website at

About the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary

Special Olympics is a global organization, with over 5 million athletes in 170 countries around the world, that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face. Special Olympics Illinois provides opportunities for more than 22,500 of these athletes, more than 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2-7 years old), 45,000 volunteers and thousands more people statewide through 18 Area programs in all 102 counties of the state. Special Children’s Charities is the fundraising arm of Special Olympics in Chicago. In cooperation with the Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools and Special Olympics Illinois, Special Children’s Charities is committed to providing year-round sports training, recreational and social programs for the children and adults of Special Olympics in Chicago.


Yale Gordon

Northwest Community Credit Union
8930 Waukegan Rd,
Morton Grove, IL 60053

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