Oregon Community Credit Union employees volunteer in our communities on Mon., Feb 16

EUGENE, OR (February 13, 2015) — Like other financial institutions across the nation, Oregon Community branches will be closed for business on President’s Day, Monday, February 16th.  The employees, however, aren’t taking the day off – they’re going to be working hard on volunteer projects all across the community!

OCCU is celebrating our fifth annual Volunteer Day by organizing over 250 employees at twenty-one different nonprofit organizations and schools in the Eugene, Springfield and Salem communities. Locations include:

  • Boys and Girls Club of Emerald Valley
  • Cascade Raptor Center
  • Catholic Community Services
  • Coburg Community Charter School
  • Community Gardens
  • Community Supported Shelter
  • Emerald Valley BMX
  • Eugene Mission
  • Family Building Blocks in Salem
  • Green Hill Humane Society
  • Hendricks Park
  • Mt. Pisgah Arboretum
  • Mt. Vernon Elementary
  • NextStep Recycling
  • Parenting Now
  • River Bend Elementary
  • Sara’s Treasures
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • Thurston Elementary
  • Two Rivers Elementary
  • Willamalane
  • (at OCCU Corporate)

Projects will take place from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM and will include such tasks as reorganizing rooms for animal shelters, organizing donated clothes for resale, paint touch ups at local schools, removing debris and paving pathways at several outdoor venues, and making Play Doh for use by local youth programs.  Our employees will be easily identifiable in matching grey “Volunteer Day” shirts…and you can’t miss the enthusiasm they’ll be sharing on this day, which has become a well-loved tradition among staff!

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