Community

Community Involvement

You can see some of our recent community involvement in this YouTube video.

Thank you for your interest in White Sands Federal Credit Union as a sponsor of your organization or event. Please use either our electronic or PDF form to submit your request, as we will not take into consideration any request does not submit a White Sands FCU request form.

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White Sands believes in community involvement.  Below are some of our most recent community involvement projects.

White Sands FCU employees donate $1000 to Animal Rescue League of El Paso

Donation to Animal Rescue LeagueWhite Sands FCU staff donated $1000 to the Animal Rescue League of El Paso. Animal Rescue League of El Paso, Inc. is a volunteer based, No Kill shelter. Founded in 1995, they serve El Paso County and Southern New Mexico.  ARL focuses on rescuing homeless dogs/cats in our community who either find themselves on death row at Animal Control or on the streets as strays. ARL rescues, rehabilitates and places approximately 1200-1400 dogs/cats into loving homes a year.  Donations such as this are made possible by the Do a Good Deed program, an employee-run community support group. Employees make donations to the Do a Good Deed program through payroll deduction, and an employee committee selects the quarterly recipients.

donation to CARE Las Cruces

CARE, Inc. receives donation from credit union employees

The employee run Do A Good Deed program gives credit union staff a chance to make a difference in their communities. Employees make donations to the Do a Good Deed program through payroll deduction, and an employee committee selects the recipients. Most recently, CARE, Inc of Las Cruces received $1,000 donation to help them fulfill their mission of caring for cancer patients in Dona Ana County.  CARE’s impact in the Doña Ana County community is like no other. CARE was established so that Doña Ana County will have a physical location for any local cancer patient to go to and obtain services or assistance to cope with their cancer diagnosis. CARE is dedicated to establishing or assisting in services, resources, general education, and other additional services that will help address the challenges that many Doña Ana County cancer patients, children, and adults, face while receiving treatment for any type of cancer with no cost to the local cancer patients.

Thanksgiving food donations

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Every year, the different departments and branches within the credit union gather food to donate to disadvantage families throughout the region. This year was no exception as employeeyes dug deep and were able to produce thanksgiving meals for eight families.

donation to red crossMembers and employees donate $1,899.43 to American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief

To support the people impacted by Hurricane Harvey, White Sands FCU collected monetary donations for two weeks. Members of the credit union and employees like donated generously. The credit union was able to present a check for $1,899.54 to the local American Red Cross office, earmarked to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. shown at right are credit union staff Juan Martinez and Cassandra Casruita (center and right) presenting Red Cross representative David Chayer with the check.

parade photoElephant Days Parade

The credit union participated in the Elephant Days Parade at Elephant Butte NM on Saturday, September 9.  The parade is one of the events of the annual Elephant Days put on by the City of Elephant Butte.  Three days are filled with live music, arts and crafts shows, a car and motorcycle show, and of course, a parade!  In this photo are credit union staff Hank Parra, Heather Castillo, Mercedes Lopez, Rosanna Gamboa and Joan Hughes

hot air balloonElephant Butte Balloon Regatta

White Sands FCU was proud to be one of the sponsors of the 37th Annual Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta on August 19 and 20. The event featured over 18 hot air balloons that took to the air over Elephant Butte Lake.

School Supply Drives

school suppliesCongratulations to Ms. Delgado, a 3rd grade bilingual education teacher at Rio Grande Elementary. Ms. Delgado and her class were very happy to receive the donation of school supplies and she assured us it would be put to good use. Ms. Delgado has been teaching for 17 years. These supplies were collected at White Sands FCU's N. Main branch in Las Cruces.  Shown at right is Ms. Delgado (left) and White Sands FCU Assistant Branch Manager Nohemi Moran

school suppliesA second supply drive at the Lohman branch netted numerous supplies that were sent to the Las Cruces Public Schools offices to distribute to needy kids. A big thank you to all members and employees who donated.

Lee & Beulah Moor Walk

L&BMoorWalkThe El Paso branch, indirect department, call center and EFT department participated in the  Lee & Beulah Moor Children’s Home 15th Annual Walk/Run for Families in Crisis. Employees met early on the morning of June 3 at Sunland Park Racetrack. The credit union’s participation was sponsored by the El Paso Chapter of Credit Unions. The Lee & Beulah Moor Children’s Home supports El Paso children and families who are experiencing difficulty in their lives—for whatever reason—by providing a nurturing, positive environment and teaching self-respect, respect for others, and the importance of taking responsibility for one’s own decisions and actions.

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