Helping Communities Do Better
Atlantic is proud to support our communities through a variety of programs — from providing donations, fundraising activities and college scholarships to maintaining a strong sense of volunteerism among our employees. We are focused on making a difference in the lives of our members, their children, friends, and neighbors.
2019 Supported Organizations
Besides raising funds, the credit union was a strong supporter of over 100 local organizations and events by generously giving $165,915 of community sponsorships. Some of these organizations include Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid Maine, Sexual Assault Support Services of Mid Coast Maine, People Plus, American Red Cross, United Way, York County Community College, Maine Attraction Water Ski Show, Sanford YMCA, York Ambulance, and York County Shelter.
Atlantic's Ending Hunger (2019) Campaign
For every run scored by the Portland Sea Dogs in 2019, Atlantic donated $10 to the Maine Credit Union League Campaign to End Hunger. Additional funding raising events increased the total to more than $71,000. Donations were made to benefit local hunger organizations such as the Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program, Tedford Housing, Freeport Community Services, the Town of Cumberland (Food Pantry), Saco Food Pantry, Sanford Food Pantry, York Community Services, Massabesic High School Nutritional Program and other food programs.
Maine Credit Unions' Ending Hunger Facts (2019)
The official, record-breaking total for 2019 was $832,332.62, a new fundraising milestone. Since 1990, the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger has raised over $9.4 million to help end hunger in Maine. For the 2019 Campaign, 100% of the state's credit unions participated in fundraising efforts.
Financial Education in the Schools
Atlantic Federal Credit Union is a big believer in education and financial education. We want everyone in our community to do better. Atlantic staff visits local schools to help teach students the keys to financial fitness.
Besides teaching financial lessons, Atlantic offers college scholarships throughout the year to our members. Learn more about Atlantic scholarships.