UK Federal Credit Union announces donation to American Red Cross, Bluegrass Chapter

LEXINGTON, KY (January 19, 2022) — On January 11th,   2022   The   University   of   Kentucky   Federal   Credit   Union   (UKFCU) presented the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross with a donation totaling $141,000.00 to aid in the Tornado Relief Fund for Western Kentucky.

On December 10th, 2021, Western Kentucky experienced devastating EF4 tornadoes. Overnight, UK Federal Credit Union began the initiative to partner with the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross, to help raise money that will provide much-needed relief to all those affected by the devastation. UK Federal Credit Union pledged to make an initial donation of $25,000.00 while matching community and member donations dollar-for-dollar up to $45,000.00 with a goal of donating $70,000.00. We are pleased to announce our goal was exceeded because of the outpouring of support from the community and members. In total, UK Federal Credit Union was able to raise $141,000.00 to help support the Tornado Relief Fund.

“Our community of members stretches far beyond Lexington. We are a major player in the financial services space, and it is our responsibility and core to our mission to help in times of need,” said David Kennedy, President/CEO. “It has been such a pleasure to see our members embody this mission to help others. These funds will be much needed as our Western Kentucky community begins to rebuild.”


About UK Federal Credit Union

UK Federal Credit Union (UKFCU) has been proudly serving the University of Kentucky and Central Kentucky since 1937 and now has more than $1.40 billion in total assets. UKFCU is a full-service financial institution offering a wide assortment of products and services; including checking and savings accounts, mortgage, auto, and commercial loans, and investment services. For more information about how to join the UK Federal Credit Union, visit


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