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City & County Credit Union and YMCA of the North Partner to Increase Financial Literacy in Underserved Communities

 

September 29, 2021



Minneapolis, MN – City & County Credit Union and YMCA of the North, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, have declared a new partnership and a shared commitment to increase financial literacy in underserved communities.

City & County Credit Union and YMCA of the North plan to collaboratively work together to provide financial education resources to communities served by seven YMCA locations in Coon Rapids, Eagan, Maplewood, Minnetonka, Shoreview, White Bear Lake and Woodbury.

As a part of this literacy program, the YMCA of the North is proud to announce City & County Credit Union as an official financial education partner of the YMCA.

“We’re incredibly grateful for this partnership to meet an educational need in our community,” said YMCA of the North President Glen Gunderson. “City & County Credit Union is a natural partner for us, in particular elevating our ability to help young people and their families facing systemic, financial barriers.”

City & County Credit Union will also provide financial education classes and support to the YMCA Neighborhood Centers, multi-generational programs located inside affordable housing developments in the greater Twin Cities.

“At City & County Credit Union, our mission is to empower our community to do more. This goes beyond financial transactions and the accounts we offer. It’s partnering with organizations – like the YMCA of the North - who share the same commitment to creating a stronger, more resilient community,” explained Patrick Pierce, CCCU President/CEO. “With this partnership, we are dedicated to expanding the reach of our financial education efforts to provide our community with the tools and resources to make smart money decisions.”

For more information on City County Credit Union’s partnership with YMCA of the North, visit http://www.ymcanorth.org/cccu.

About City & County Credit Union

City & County Credit Union is a cooperatively owned, not-for-profit credit union based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with more than 60,000 members and $1.1 Billion in assets. Founded in 1928 to serve the employees of Ramsey County and Saint Paul - City & County Credit Union now serves those who live, work, worship or attend school in Carver, Hennepin, McLeod, Meeker, Wright, Ramsey, Washington or Dakota as well as City of St. Paul employees, Ramsey County employees and General Mills employees, retirees, and their family members nationwide. To learn more, call 651-225-2700 or visit http://www.cccu.com.

About the YMCA of the North

The YMCA of the North is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Established 165 years ago, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across the greater Twin Cities metro region, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities. The 29 Y locations and program sites, eight overnight camps, 10-day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage more than 370,000 men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. To learn more about the Y’s mission and work, visit http://www.ymcanorth.org.

 

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