Access Credit Union together with employees raises over $102,000 for local non-profits

Oct 21, 2021—Manitoba—Access Credit Union is celebrating International Credit Union Day by giving back $102,712 to community organizations with donations from their Jeans for Charity program. The program is a fundraising initiative designed by Access to provide the opportunity for staff to wear jeans on Fridays while raising money for local non-profits. Jeans for Charity started in 2013 and staff who choose to participate donate a minimum of $3 every Friday with proceeds then matched by Access and donated to organizations chosen by the employees. The selected recipients for 2021 are:

Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation
Carman Memorial Hospital
Emerson Foodbank
Genesis House
Gretna Fire Department
Habitat for Humanity Manitoba
Holy Trinity Lunch Program
Lowe Farm School
MacDonald Services for Seniors
Many Hands Resource Centre
Miami Children’s Facility
Morden Christmas Cheer
Never Alone Foundation
Pembina Manitou Health Centre Foundation
Plum Coulee Community Gardens
Red River Wellness
Rhineland Empty Stocking Fund
Rhineland Food Bank
Roseau Crossing Heritage Park
Sunshine Fund
Transcona Food Bank
United Way Pembina Valley
United Way Winnipeg
Variety Manitoba
Vita Christmas Cheer
Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre
Willow Place
Winkler and District Food Cupboard
Winnipeg Harvest
Wolseley Family Place

“Supporting local and strengthening investment in our communities will always be a top priority for Access” said Larry Davey, President and CEO of Access Credit Union. “It’s exciting to see how the Jeans for Charity program has grown along with our expanded reach into both the rural and urban markets.”

About International Credit Union Day
International Credit Union Day has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. The day is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement’s history and to promote its achievements.

About Access Credit Union
Access Credit Union has 26 rural and urban branches, more than 400 employees, more than $5.8 billion in assets, and over 90,000 members and is the second largest credit union in Manitoba. For more information about Access Credit Union, please visit

Media Contact
Please forward all media inquiries to Access Credit Union Corporate Office:

Adam Monteith, Chief Marketing Officer
Manitoba - Thursday | October 21, 11:46 AM
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