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NAPERVILLE – October 18, 2016 – DuPage Credit Union is participating in Love My Credit Union’s second annual video contest now through December 16, 2016. This national campaign highlights credit unions giving back to their communities by sharing their heartfelt work on videos.

These videos are being shared to showcase the advocacy efforts of credit unions and their members. During each month of the campaign, the credit union which receives the most votes per asset size will win a $5,000 grant – which will be directly donated to the charity of their choice. One lucky Grand Prize winner will also win $15,000 at the end of the contest, along with a $1,000 grant going to the credit union that earns the most votes in its home state.

“We’re excited to be participating once again and are hoping to earn grant money this year for local students in need,” said DuPage Credit Union Vice President of Business Solutions Amy Brandt. “This video contest, gives us an opportunity to assist more students and their families in 2017 by giving them essential supplies to help succeed in school.”

Anyone who votes for a video is also entered into a national drawing to win 1-of-5 $500 Gift Cards and a $500 grant to be given to the charity of their choice – and they can increase their odds by voting every day.

All DuPage Credit Union awards will be donated to the DuPage Regional Office of Education (ROE) to help support DuPage Credit Union’s 2017 We’ve Got Your Back backpack fundraising campaign. To date, DuPage Credit Union has raised more than $40,000, including a total of $14,833 this year, to help the DuPage ROE purchase backpacks and school supplies for local students in need. Each year, the Credit Union holds multiple fundraisers; including its annual Drive, Drop & Donate event to raise money to reach its fundraising goals.

To vote or learn more, visit lovemycreditunion.org/sharethelove.

About DuPage Credit Union

DuPage Credit Union is more than just a bank we’re a member-owned financial institution united by a common spirit. As a not-for-profit credit union with more than 33,000 Members, we’re energized to create memorable banking experiences to help with life’s events, big and small. We offer financial solutions to anyone who lives or works in DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties; or attends school in DuPage County. To learn more about DuPage Credit Union, visit dupagecu.com, call or stop by a Branch Office. Deposits are insured to $250,000 per account by American Share Insurance. By Members’ Choice this institution is not federally insured. DuPage Credit Union is an Equal Housing Opportunity Lender. NMLS #445096. DuPage Credit Union…banking inspired.

About Love My Credit Union® Campaign

The Love My Credit Union® Campaign is a nationwide video contest that invites credit unions and credit union support organizations to create a short video showcasing their good deeds and charitable work. Donations of up to $122,500 will be given out during the campaign.

Contact: Tami McQueen
Marketing Associate
DuPage Credit Union
630-428-3440 ext. 3068

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