In The News

From technology to payments, Maine Credit Union League shares expertise

Published: February 14, 2018

The Maine Credit Union League and Maine's credit unions continue to be 'in the news' on a regular basis. Most recently, the League offered its expertise regarding technology and financial services, and did an extensive white paper on the world of payments. Both segments have been well-received, and received significant views and attention online. Read More...


Record-setting! $740,000 raised for the Maine Credit Unions Campaign for Ending Hunger

Published: February 6, 2018

On Tuesday, February 6, three-time Olympian with the Jamaican Bobsled team and one of the inspirations for the Disney blockbuster movie, Cool Runnings, Devon Harris, was the keynote speaker who helped Maine credit unions make the announcement that a record-setting $740,000 was raised in 2017 by the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger. Read More...


C-U-organized charity basketball tournament 'passes' another record

Published: January 29, 2018

As evidenced by the spirit and sportsmanship on display at the 24th Annual C-U Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge, it really was all about helping kids with cancer and their families. In the end, it did by raising more than $55,00 for the Maine Children's Cancer Program, a new record, at the 24th Annual C-U Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge on Sunday, January 28, at USM in Gorham. Read More...


Inspirational Olympian turned childhood hunger advocate to address Maine CUs Ending Hunger event

Published: January 25, 2018

Just two days before the 30th anniversary of his first appearance as a member of the first-ever Jamaican Bobsled Team in the Winter Olympics, Devon Harris, who was part of the story that inspired the blockbuster film, Cool Runnings, and now has a foundation to help support children including hunger, will speak at the Maine CUs 2017 Ending Hunger Results Event. Read More...


Helping new Mainers is something Maine CUs are "embracing"

Published: January 16, 2018

Today, some parts of Maine are experiencing an influx of a new generation of immigrant from countries, such as Somalia, Rwanda, Burundi, Syria, Iraq, and the Congo. Once again, Maine credit unions are providing a source of financial services for many immigrants. Read More...


Members' usage of Maine CUs shows strong growth

Published: January 5, 2018

"As not-for-profit, financial cooperatives, more consumers are turning to Maine's credit unions for their financial services and we don't see that trend slowing, which is good news for the system," explained Todd Mason, President of the Maine Credit Union League, discussing recently-released third quarter statistics that showed strong growth in the usage of credit unions by members. Read More...


Hunger is drawing an appetite of attention for Maine CUs

Published: December 26, 2017

The efforts of Maine’s credit unions to raise not only funds but also awareness for the issue of hunger in Maine is receiving significant attention these days. From a significant gift that purchased more than 50,000 meals for hungry Mainers for the holidays to an initiative to help college students who are hungry at campuses across Maine, Maine CUs are again leaders on this issue. Read More...


Maine CUs give the gift of food with contribution that will purchase 50,000 meals

Published: December 19, 2017

On Monday, December, 18, the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger in partnership with the Good Shepherd Food Bank celebrated the 12th anniversary of Maine’s first Food Mobile. To mark the occasion, the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger made a contribution of $12,500, which is just a portion of the record-setting $675,000 raised in the 2016 Campaign. Read More...


League encouraging votes that could net Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at MMC, EMMC big donations

Published: December 15, 2017

The Maine Credit Union League is urging Mainers to participate in the Credit Union for Kids 'Vote for Miracles' campaign to benefit Children's Miracle Network hospitals. This is an opportunity for Maine CUs and members to help one or both of the state's two CMN hospitals share in $100,000 in prize money. Vote daily through December 19th. Read More...


The Maine Credit Union League and Synergent Announce Senior Leadership Changes to Address Evolving Credit Union Needs

Published: December 7, 2017

The Maine Credit Union League and Synergent have announced changes to its senior leadership team. These changes are focused on improving speed to market, product development, and coordination of services to address the growing complexities credit unions face. Read More...