Kitsap Credit Union donates $34,000 to United Way
June 11, 2008 · Updated 9:13 AM
Kitsap Credit Unions Board of Directors, management and staff contributed to the credit unions recent $34,000 donation to the United Way of Kitsap County.
Approximately two-thirds of the donation was contributed by KCUs 300 employees through the payroll deduction program. The United Way payroll deduction program is one of the largest fund-raisers for the agency, helping maintain 36 Kitsap County partner agencies that support children, health and wellness, elderly and the differently abled.
KCU employees have a history of coming up with creative ways to raise money for United Ways Annual Giving Campaign including volunteering their time and skills with United Ways Day of Caring event as well as hosting special events such as employees selling cookbooks or purchasing a yard of duct tape and collectively duct taping their CEO Elliot Gregg to the wall.
United Way Executive Director David Foote and Board Member Barry Loonam accepted the donation from KCU at Marchs board meeting. Gregg presented the donation of $34,000 on behalf of its 300 employees.