Maine Credit Unions Reach Fundraising Milestone in Fight to End Hunger

Credit union representatives from across Maine took part in a virtual celebration to recognize the 2020 fundraising results for Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger. The Campaign announced that Maine’s credit unions contributed a record-breaking $969,775 in 2020, and provided funding to 260 food-based organizations. The Campaign’s remarkable fundraising results bring the total dollars… Read more »

Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger Sets Holiday Fundraising Goal

Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger has launched a new fundraising initiative. The Campaign is working to raise critical funds to provide up to 75,000 meals between now and December 31 in communities across the state. “Over the past eight months, Mainers have faced incredible hardships,” said Todd Mason, President/CEO of the Maine Credit… Read more »

Elise Baldacci to Serve as Senior Vice President of Policy at the Maine Credit Union League/Synergent

The Maine Credit Union League/Synergent is pleased to announce that Elise Baldacci will be returning to the organization to serve as its Senior Vice President of Policy. As a member of the League/Synergent’s Senior Leadership Team, Baldacci will be responsible for leading governmental affairs, risk management, and compliance efforts. “I am excited to have Elise… Read more »

Maine Credit Union League Endorses Senator Susan Collins

The Maine Credit Union League has endorsed U.S. Senator Susan Collins’ bid for re-election. The League cites Collins’ hard work, her support of Maine’s credit unions, the laws she’s written to protect seniors against fraud, and her role in creating the Paycheck Protection Program as factors in its endorsement decision. In an endorsement letter to… Read more »

Maine Credit Unions Raise Over $200,000 to Fight Hunger

Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger is pleased to announce that its month-long $100,000 Challenge raised over $227,000 to support Good Shepherd Food Bank’s COVID-19 response and community food pantries across the state. The Challenge began on June 4 with a $100,000 pledge from Synergent, the Maine Credit Union League’s service subsidiary. The goal… Read more »

Maine Consumers Should Avoid Paying High Fees to Cash Stimulus Checks

The Maine Credit Union League encourages consumers not to pay high fees to cash their stimulus checks. Mainers who are already a member, can simply go to their credit union to cash or deposit their check. For consumers who are not currently credit union members, the League hopes you will take this opportunity to become… Read more »

Maine Credit Unions Are a Safe Place for Your Money

The Maine Credit Union League is reminding members that Maine credit unions are a safe place for your money. All Maine credit unions use the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) to insure member deposits. The insurance coverage is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government through the National Credit Union… Read more »

Maine Consumers Will Continue to Have Access to Secure, Financial Services During COVID-19 Outbreak

(WESTBROOK) –The Maine Credit Union League and Maine Bankers Association are working together to reassure Maine consumers about the safety, security, and reliability of the state’s strong financial services industry. Financial institutions across Maine have activated their pandemic response plans to minimize impact on the delivery of financial services, and keep members, customers, and employees… Read more »