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January 28, 2013


Apple Valley, MINN. – In keeping with the credit union tradition of service and giving back, United Educators Credit Union donated over 300 mittens, gloves, scarves and hats to local elementary schools. UECU, a member-owned financial cooperative serving the education community, partnered with members to collect donations during its Third Annual Holiday Mitten and Hat Drive through the month of December. The donations were given to the selected schools in January to distribute to those children in need.

Benefiting schools include:

  • GreenLeaf Elementary School, Apple Valley
  • Cedar Park Elementary School, Apple Valley
  • Evergreen Park World Cultures Community School, Brooklyn Park
  • Cityview Community School, Minneapolis
  • Eden Lake Elementary School, Eden Prairie
  • Whizard Academy, Eden Prairie
  • Woodbury Elementary School, Woodbury
  • Concordia Christian Learning Academy, St. Paul

"It was wonderful to see such a generous response from our members with their donations for area students so they can enjoy a warmer winter season," said Del Danielson, credit union president and CEO.


Eden Prairie Branch Staff, Laurie Wright, Holly Jensen & Jeanna Andrews

Office Staff at Greenleaf Elementary
Student at Cedar Park Elementary

United Educators Credit Union was established in 1957 and is a member-owned, member-operated, not-for-profit financial institution, providing financial services to the Minnesota education community, their families, and those who support education by being a part of the United Educators Foundation. United Educators Credit Union offers a full line of financial services, and currently operates branch locations in Apple Valley, Coon Rapids, Eden Prairie and Woodbury. In December 2012, BAUERFINANCIAL Inc. Third Party Website, awarded the United Educators Credit Union its five-star "SUPERIOR" rating for its 84th consecutive period, designating it as one of the safest credit unions in the United States. The prestigious Sustained Superiority Status is earned by fewer than 10% of the nation's credit unions.

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