Community Involvement

Social responsibility

The board, management and staff of Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union (AACFCU) are committed to the communities in which we live and work. We provide ongoing support for organizations that have needs in our communities and continually endeavor to promote the principles of the credit union movement.

Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union Raises $3,200 for Children’s of Alabama

In just three short days in February, Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union (AACFCU) raised $3,200 for Children's Miracle Network and the Children's Hospital of Alabama! Our branches sold paper balloons for $1 to raise money, and members and employees generously made donations to help children and families who travel to Birmingham to stay at the hospital. Thank you for donating and allowing your Credit Union to be a part of the CMN organization. 

Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union Employees Donate $7,800 to Community Organizations

In January, AACFCU employees donated $7,800 to 13 nonprofit organizations in our service areas of Southeast Alabama, Florida's Emerald Coast and the Mobile Bay area. The donations come from an account funded completely by employee contributions in 2013. On designated work days, AACFCU employees donate to this account in exchange for wearing jeans to work. In December of each year, employees nominate and vote on organizations they would like to see receive the funds. 

These organizations include:

  • Alabama Baptist Children's Home, Dothan, Ala. 
  • Allen Memorial Home, Mobile, Ala. 
  • Caring and Sharing of South Walton, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
  • Daleville Senior Center, Daleville, Ala.
  • Enterprise Retirement Center, Enterprise, Ala.
  • Enterprise Teachers Assistance Center, Enterprise, Ala.
  • House of Ruth, Dothan, Ala.
  •  Love in Action, Dothan, Ala.
  • Mobile ARC, Mobile, Ala.
  • Vivian B. Adams School, Ozark, Ala.
  • West DeFuniak Elementary School Backpack Program, DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
  • Wiregrass Children's Home, Dothan, Ala. 

Pictured L to R: Anita Cawley, Enterprise Retirement Center executive director;
Philip Axtell, AACFCU business development officer.

AACFCU Employees Volunteer Over 770 Hours in 2013

We've always known that we have wonderful, giving employees. But last year, we were astonished by the amount of time our employees spent volunteering in the community outside of corporate projects. In 2013, our employees volunteered over 770 hours in their communities at many different events! In addition to volunteering at Credit Union events, employees gave their time to help feed the homeless, interpret for the deaf, clean senior centers, paint buildings, raise money for various nonprofit organizations and much more. 

Corporate projects included:

  • Alaqua Animal Refuge, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
  • The ARC of Walton County, DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
  • Choctawpoochie Dog Park, Daleville, Ala.
  • Daleville Senior Center, Daleville, Ala.
  • Enterprise Retirement Center, Enterprise, Ala.
  • Mobile Animal Rescue Fund, Mobile, Ala.
  • Mobile Red Cross, Mobile, Ala.
  • Oakview Manor, Ozark, Ala.
  • Ozark Boys and Club, Ozark, Ala.
  • Troy Veterans Center, Troy, Ala.
  • Wiregrass Boys and Girls Club, Dothan, Ala.
  • Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank, Dothan, Ala.

Pictured L to R: Christina Dear, Amanda Adkins and Sarah Herrell volunteer at the Empty Bowls Project for Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank

Be sure to look for us around your community this month and check out our Facebook page for pictures from these projects.