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.
2017 Supported Organizations
Besides raising funds, the credit union was a strong supporter of over 70 local organizations and events by generously giving $35,298 of community sponsorships. Some of these organizations include Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid Maine, Cumberland Community Food Pantry, Sexual Assualt Support Services of Mid Coast Maine, People Plus, Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program, Friends of William Cone School, American Red Cross, Tedford Shelter, Freeport Community Services and United Way.
Atlantic's Ending Hunger (2017) Campaign
For every run scored by the Portland Sea Dogs in 2017, Atlantic donated $10 to the Maine Credit Union League Campaign to End Hunger. Additional funding raising events raised a total of $10,000. Donations were made to benefit local hunger organizations such as the Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program (MCHPP), Tedford Shelter, Freeport Community Services (FCS), and the Town of Cumberland (Food Pantry).
Maine Credit Unions' Ending Hunger Facts (2017)
The official, record-breaking total for 2017 was $740,027.35, a new fundraising milestone. Since 1990, the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger has raised more than $8 million to help end hunger in Maine. For the 2017 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. Click on the following link to receive information about Atlantic's scholarship programs: Scholarship Information