Veridian Credit Union invites public to vote on local Giving Tuesday donations

WATERLOO, IA (November 12, 2020) — Veridian Credit Union is accepting votes for nonprofit organizations across Iowa and eastern Nebraska to receive $34,000 in donations on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1. Votes are accepted now and daily for Veridian’s annual Spark the Spirit giving campaign through Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26 at

“The holidays are often a time of increased need, and that’s amplified for many in our communities this year,” said Renee Christoffer, Veridian’s president and CEO. “We hope Spark the Spirit will bring attention to that need and encourage us all to give locally.”

Thirty-two organizations have been nominated for Spark the Spirit by Veridian employees across Iowa and eastern Nebraska. The top vote-getting organization in each of four regions, including Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, the Des Moines metro and Omaha/Council Bluffs, will receive $5,000. Organizations receiving the second- and third-most votes in each region will receive $2,500 and $1,000, respectively. Voting and details are available at

Spark the Spirit

About Veridian Credit Union

Veridian Credit Union, founded in 1934 in Waterloo, Iowa, is a financial cooperative owned by the people who use its products and services - its members. The credit union offers a full range of business and consumer financial services with more than 1,000 employees and 33 branches across Iowa, eastern Nebraska and the Twin Cities metro area. For more information, visit or call (800) 235-3228.


Andrea Hudnut
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