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Maps Community Foundation awards $10,000 to nonprofits

August 21 by Mitzi Smith

The Maps Community Foundation is awarding $10,000 in Community Challenge grants to four nonprofits that have improved lives of more than 20,000 people in the Salem area.

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Annual Shred Day at Maps

March 29 by Mitzi Smith

Maps Credit Union will help you take that step by shredding documents for free from 9 am -1 pm on Saturday, April 8, at our administrative office at 451 NE Division in Salem.

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Remember getting your hands dirty in school?

January 30 by Mitzi Smith

I remember making planets out of papier-mâché. Although I didn’t like the mess, I will never forget what I learned about the solar system and the universe. I guess that was the point!

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A little money makes a big difference

September 29 by Lisa Daniels

For years, the Maps Community Foundation has helped fill the gap between teachers' ideas and their budgets. Video applications for $6,000 in teacher grants are due in November.
 

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Your pennies can lead to big change

August 17 by Lisa Daniels

Every time you use your Maps Community Checking debit card to buy groceries, you’re helping a teacher, supporting a college student, or sponsoring classes on how to manage money.  

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Maps awards scholarships to high school grads

June 8 by Lisa Daniels

Winners show character, compassion and grit.

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20 years of priceless lessons

December 8 by Lisa Daniels

Two decades after opening its first high school branch, Maps continues to teach students about life and money.

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People Helping People

September 30 by

The credit union movement began 160 years ago with a simple but radical idea. That with the help of your neighbors, you can improve your financial well-being.

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Help Maps Change a Child’s Life

March 2 by Mitzi Smith

Do you know about Credit Unions for Kids? They coordinate national fundraising drives in credit unions across the country to raise money for local children’s hospitals? Well, Maps Credit Union is participating in Change a Child’s Life, a coin drive with all proceeds benefiting Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

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2015 Mini-grant recipients

February 18 by

Once a year, the Maps Community Foundation offers mini-grants to teachers through a competitive process. Priority is given to projects that promote financial education and college preparedness. This year, we were proud to work with our sponsors Maps Insurance and PEMCO Insurance to present the funds to these local teachers…

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