Arizona Federal Credit Union is awarding $25,500 to 14 local nonprofits as part of its new Local Artist, Local Causes debit card giveback program.
Nonprofits were selected based on their alignment with the local credit union’s five target criteria in education, equality/social inclusion, community services, children and youth, and sustainability.
The local nonprofits, which are the first recipients of the credit union’s new giveback program, include: A Permanent Voice Foundation; Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels; Aunt Rita’s; Avondale Firefighters Charities; Dress for Success Phoenix; Free Arts AZ; Helen’s Hope Chest; ICAN; The Joy Bus; Kaity’s Way; Million Dollar Teacher Project; Positive Coaching Alliance; Waste Not; and Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life.
The amounts awarded ranged from $1,500 to $3,000.
“It is an honor to support these deserving local organizations that are committed to making a difference to individuals, families and teachers in Arizona,” said Jason Paprocki, chief operating officer at Arizona Federal Credit Union. “We are so thankful to our member-owners who are utilizing this card daily and for entrusting us with the power to assist this inaugural group of recipients.”