River City Federal Credit Union strengthens support for YWCA with $25,000 pledge

San Antonio-based credit union to provide financial assistance, educational programs, and event sponsorships

SAN ANTONIO, TX (June 2, 2023) — River City Federal Credit Union is proud to announce it is renewing its financial commitment to support the San Antonio YWCA, increasing its funding to $25,000.

As a longstanding advocate for community development, River City Federal Credit Union reaffirms its dedication to fostering a prosperous future for all residents of San Antonio, irrespective of their backgrounds. “River City Federal Credit Union has always prioritized the well-being of our community,” states Jeff Ivey, CEO of River City Federal Credit Union. “This strengthened partnership signifies our unwavering commitment to empowering every individual in San Antonio to achieve financial stability and success.”

“We believe that collaboration is essential in creating lasting positive change,” adds Ivey. “By joining forces with the YWCA, we aim to leverage our collective resources and expertise to address systemic challenges and promote social equity. Together, we will continue to advocate for a community where everyone can thrive and have equal access to opportunities.”

In addition to financial support, the credit union is proud to partner with YWCA at the Mexican Consulate assisting with financial education and literacy classes offered there. It will also continue to sponsor the Annual Women of Influence Luncheon, underscoring its commitment to empowering women within the region.

The credit union showcases its promise to support those in the community through values aligning with the YWCA such as offering a range of free classes and resources to promote financial empowerment. These include budgeting workshops, credit-building seminars, homeownership education, and small business development courses. Recognizing the unique challenges faced by diverse communities, River City provides tailored guidance and support to help individuals overcome financial obstacles and bridge the wealth gap within these underserved communities.

The YWCA is the world’s oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization with a mission that River City Federal Credit Union is proud to support: Eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for everyone.

About River City Federal Credit Union

River City Federal Credit Union was established in 1936 and its mission is to provide affordable, sensible financial products and services to everyone regardless of citizenship status. At River City, we are focused on supporting communities that have been historically underserved and are financially vulnerable. Our membership includes people and small businesses who live, work, worship or attend school in Bexar County and includes more than 13,600 members and has more than $149 million in assets. River City FCU is certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) as well as being designated a Minority Deposit Institution (MDI) and a Juntos Avanzamos credit union. All of River City FCU’s financial products are available to ITIN holders. Member accounts are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). For more information about River City FCU, visit


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