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Guiding Principles in Action

We want to make a positive difference in the lives of our members and the Athens community!

Our employees' actions are guided by five Guiding Principles:

  • Integrity
  • Kindness & Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Delivery
  • Community

Hours

Employee Volunteer Program

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

Discovery museum

Discovery Museum
Assisted building exhibits

Athens food pantry

Athens Food Pantry
Packed boxes of food for families in need

Casserole Comfort

OhioHealth Home Care
Prepared casseroles for homebound patients

 

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity
Participated in two Blitz Builds in 2017

library 

Athens County Public Libraries
Helped sort and reshelve books

CASA

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Assembled "swag bags" for the CASA Reindeer Run 5K participants

 santa tree

Athens County Children Services
Staff donations, along with a match from OUCU, allowed us to purchase Christmas gifts for 30 local kids!

 

 

 

salvation army community web

Salvation Army Kettle Drive
Tellers also counted kettle donations

Bowl for Kids Sake

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

 

Friday Night Life Community Dinner

Good Works

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

cell phones for soldiers

Childrens Services PB&J Collection

Collected donations of peanut butter & jelly from members and employees, plus gave a $1,000 donation to this summer program for area families.

cell phones for soldiers

Cell Phones For Soldiers

Cell Phones for Soldiers is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing U.S. troops cost-free methods of communicating with family.They accept all phones, in any condition, as well as batteries, chargers and accessories. A collection box is located in each lobby.