To celebrate our 85th anniversary, we commit to 85 Acts of Kindness in 2022. And you can join in too! Complete an Act of Kindness and share it with us by posting a photo using hashtag #UKFCU85ACTS on our social media or our website at ukfcu.org/ukfcu85giveaway. You will automatically be entered in our drawing to win an $850 cash prize.* Don’t forget to follow along on social media and our website as we share 85 Acts of Kindness throughout 2022.

To help show our appreciation for all that teachers do, UKFCU dropped off some goodies to local teachers at LTMS in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week.

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During Keeneland’s Spring Meet, UKFCU awarded one lucky employee with a $1500 scholarship to help with their college tuition.

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In celebration of May Day and our 85-Year Anniversary, we shared packs of flower seeds with members at our branches! #SeedsAndGoodDeeds 🌱

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We want to extend our sincere thanks to Justin Sherwood for going above and beyond for our members at our Tates Creek Branch! Justin demonstrates our core values as a credit union, and he consistently strives for and provides excellent service for UKFCU members.

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We loved meeting the kids at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School in April, Financial Literacy Month, to host a hands-on seminar to help them prepare for their financial future through developing financial literacy.

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We donated ten gift cards to Keeneland. Keeneland employees will have the opportunity to win these gift cards as Keeneland does their weekly contest drawings during their Spring Meet.

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We made a $500 donation to local swim team, Pinnacle Pirates, to help cover their expenses.🏊🏽

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We contributed food items and hygiene products toward health kits that were sent home with students at Lexington Traditional Magnet School (LTMS) during their spring break.

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We love supporting Girl Scouts of Kentucky! During one of our tastiest acts of kindness, a lucky member picked up a box of girl scout cookies from our Beaumont branch as part of a social media giveaway. Follow us on social media for a chance to catch one of our giveaways and win a prize!

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Following our seminar on debt management on March 17th, we surprised two lucky members with a $50 gas card each to express our gratitude for their attendance! ⛽

 

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On March 16th, UKFCU had the honor of presenting the 2022 Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass Miss Business Event. It's a day that is filled with experience, mentorship, and encouragement for young women - a day where they gain knowledge of business foundation, skills, and finance to aid in their success.

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Our employees participated in an optional, paid dress-down week March 14-18 to benefit Free2Hope. All donations went directly toward supplies that the KYCUL Emerging Leaders class of 2022 organized to help the women this organization graciously supports.

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DanceBlue is a University of Kentucky student-run organization that fundraises year-round and culminates in a 24-hour no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon. The money raised through DanceBlue is donated to the Golden Matrix Fund, established to support the kids of the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic both today and well into the future through an endowment. It was our honor to contribute toward this year's total of $1,430,497 funds raised for the kids!

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UKFCU is proud to be a supporting sponsor of the 16th Annual Shamrock Shuffle! The Shamrock Shuffle 3K is locally organized and benefits Lexington Habitat for Humanity. When you shuffle, you help families in need of affordable housing.

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Our members had the opportunity to nominate their favorite charity on social media. Three organizations were then randomly selected to receive a $100 donation from UKFCU! Our winners were the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass, Inc., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and the Foster Care Council.

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UKFCU Member and former University of Kentucky Linebacker, Kash Daniel, visited branch employees to thank them for their continued service to our members and community. 

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To celebrate Twosday, we asked our employees to donate 2 canned good items to go to a local food bank. With this kind act, UKFCU was able to help stock pantries and keep our community fed. 🥫

 

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In honor of Random Acts of Kindness Day, we dropped off some healthy snacks to some our branch team members. 🍌

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In February, UKFCU partnered with the Lexington Police Department to help support the D.A.R.E. Program. We also surprised two essay winners with $100 Visa Gift Cards for their dedication to the program. 

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On Valentine's Day, we showed some love to our very own employee, Michele H., from our Export Branch. Michele consistently leads UKFCU in several aspects and shows our members how much she cares every single day. To show our appreciation, we gifted her with a "We love our members so stinkin' much" t-shirt!

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On February 4, in honor of National Go Red for Women Day, UKFCU made a donation to the American Heart Association. We also handed out red wrapped dark chocolates at our branches to help spread awareness and offer a fun treat to our members.

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In honor of National Hot Chocolate Day on January 31, UKFCU employees delivered hot chocolate mugs to local organizations to spread warmth on a cold, chilly day. 

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UKFCU sponsored various athletic teams from local organizations to help aid in their equipment and transportation costs. ⛹️‍♀️

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To celebrate 85 years of service to our community and our members, we asked our members to share on social media what they are celebrating this year. Of the participants, one lucky winner was drawn to win a $85 Amazon eGift Card!

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To kick off our 85 Acts of Kindness, we presented Step-by-Step with a $2500 donation. These funds will go directly towards their financial literacy program, Step Into Freedom, which helps single moms reach their financial goals.

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