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Ohio Catholic Gives Back in 2018

Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that the organization grew total assets for the sixth consecutive year. As a result of our strong financial performance over that time span, we were able to donate over $750,000 back to the Catholic communities where our members live, work, and pray.

Here are some of the highlights from 2018!

• Provided $40,000 in Catholic school tuition scholarships to 120 students across Ohio.
• Awarded $68,000 in grants to 34 different Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Cleveland and Youngstown. The grant funding supported a variety of initiatives, including significant upgrades in technology, facility improvements, STEM and STREAM curriculum additions, and other capital improvements.
• Continued the Catholic School Challenge Grant Program based on the Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30) at ten Catholic elementary schools throughout the Diocese of Cleveland, Columbus, Steubenville, Toledo, and Youngstown.
• Evangelized to more than 3,500 Catholic school students, faculty members, and parish members through the Ohio Catholic FCU Speaker Series.
• Provided financial literacy lessons for students in Catholic grade schools and high schools, as well as clients of the West Side Catholic Center.
• Partnered with Boys Hope Girls Hope to support the 6th Annual Christmas Party for students and staff; provided gift cards and notes for students in the collegian program.
• Partnered with members to raise over $800 for Womankind’s Baby Bottle Campaign.
• Provided two car loads worth of non-perishable food items and monetary offerings generously donated by employees and members to Seton Safety Net at Light of Hearts Villa.
• Partnered with St. Monica Parish to sponsor the annual community Thanksgiving meal that took place at
St. Benedict School in Garfield Heights.
• Employees helped provide Christmas gifts for seven mothers and their infant children at Maggie’s Place.
• Partnered with Koinonia Homes by volunteering, cooking food, and assisting staff at the annual Fall Picnic and Hayride.
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