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Employee Volunteer Program: Guiding Principles in Action

Making a positive difference in the lives of our members and the Athens community is a core value at Ohio University Credit Union. Our employees' actions are guided by five Guiding Principles:

  • Integrity
  • Kindness & Respect


    131     442

        2017          Total Hours

  • Collaboration
  • Delivery
  • Community


Our staff members put these principles into action by volunteering in our community throughout the year.


Discovery Museum

Assisted building exhibits







Athens Food Pantry

Packed boxes of food for families in need







OhioHealth Home Care

Casserole Comfort
Prepared casseroles for homebound patients

Card Making
Created Valentines for homebound patients.




Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens

Bowl for Kids Sake
Employees held fundraising events in the months leading up to the event to sponsor bowling teams. OUCU and its employees raised several thousand dollars!

Employees participated in several fundraisers throughout the year to benefit BBBS, including a Pancake Breakfast & Ugly Sweater Day.




Habitat for Humanity

Participated in two Blitz Builds in 2017







Athens County Public Libraries

Helped sort and reshelve books







CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

Assembled "swag bags" for the CASA Reindeer Run 5K participants







Good Works

Prepared and served dinner for Good Works' "Friday Night Life" community meal







Athens County Children Services

Santa Tree Project
Staff donations, along with a match from OUCU, allowed us to purchase Christmas gifts for 30 local kids!

PB&J Project
Collected peanut butter and jelly and donated $1,000 for Athens children.




Salvation Army Kettle Drive

Tellers also counted kettle donations







Cell Phones For Soldiers

Cell Phones for Soldiers is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing deployed and returning troops cost-free methods to communicate with family while serving in the United States military.They accept all phones, in any condition, as well as batteries, chargers and accessories. A collection box is located in each lobby.