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:
2017 Total Hours
Our staff members put these principles into action by volunteering in our community throughout the year.
Assisted building exhibits
Athens Food Pantry
Packed boxes of food for families in need
OhioHealth Home Care
Prepared casseroles for homebound patients
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
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!
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.