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Kindness Creates Joy

Dane County Credit Union is doing some real good in the community! New for 2018, we are launching our Kindness Creates Joy initiative.

For a few weeks at a time, we will have an army of staff members out and about, each armed with $20 each. They will be randomly giving that money away to someone, to brighten their day! Will it be YOU? Will they pay for someone’s fill up at the gas station, or pay for the coffee for the next few people behind them? Will they be making an in-person donation to a charity? The possibilities are endless, but you could be on the receiving end of some FREE money!

Be sure to check our Facebook and Twitter for the stories about how we’re bringing smiles to peoples’ faces, one day at a time. DCCU cares about our community, so we’re making it a happier place! #KindnessCreatesJoy

Join The Next DCCU Cares Event

Each quarter DCCU looks for donations and volunteers to help us with a “DCCU CARES” event. These events are organized by our Community Service Committee with the goal of helping people in our community.

Summer Community Shred Events

DCCU Shred Events are always open to the community. Bring your sensitive personal documents to be confidentially shredded between 8 - 10 a.m. at the dates and locations listed below. Each participant may bring an equivalent of up to three boxes of paper. No plastic bags, please. Shredding is free with a non-persihable food donation to help Community Action Coalition.

Community Involvement Practices

It is the philosophy of Dane County Credit Union to invest resources to non-profit organizations that benefit those in our field of membership and whose goals and objectives are aligned with the credit union mission and values. Our objective is to promote designated issues with non-profits to create measurable positive change in Dane County, WI.

Past DCCU Cares Events

Paint-A-Thon

On Saturday, July 30, 2016 DCCU once again sponsored a team for Project Home's Paint-A-Thon. Our volunteers made a significant impact in the life of a local homeowner.

Heistnad Park Clean Up

On May 21, 2016, volunteers from Dane County Credit Union removed garlic mustard, an invasive weed, from Heistand Woods Conservation Park. Read about the event and view pictures on our blog.

River Food Pantry

The DCCU Cares team often volunteers at the River Food Pantry. We usually help out at their lunch pantry session serving up food and supplies.

Paint-A-Thon

On Saturday, August 1, 2015 DCCU sponsored a team for Project Home's Paint-A-Thon. Our volunteers made a significant impact in the life of a local homeowner.

Friends of the State Street Family

On June 27, 2015 we sponsored and participated in a Food Run with the Friends of the State Street Family. Friends of the State Street Family is an organization that supports and helps feed Madison's more than 400 homeless citizens. If you would like to learn more about what they do, visit the Friends of the State Street Family website. There are many volunteers and needs to make this event happen each week

Dane County Humane Society

On May 14, 2015 we helped clean up the outdoor grounds of the Dane County Humane Society by removing invasive weeds, clearing trails of debris and fallen branches from the winter, as well as cleaning up droppings. The animals depend on clean, clear outdoor areas to exercise and stay healthy! Also, we asked members and friends to participate in a donation drive for The Humane Society of Dane County.

Gilda's Club

On March 17, 2015, we prepared and served a group meal at Gilda's Club in Madison. Gilda’s club supports those who are impacted by cancer.

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