How to Donate Prudently

Here are some questions you should consider asking when solicited for a charitable donation – or how to donate prudently! Are you a registered Canadian charity? What is your full legal name and registration number? Will I get an official donation receipt for my...

Wayne Lee Honoured

We were delighted to receive news OCUF lifetime member, Wayne Lee was awarded the prestigious Gary Gillam Award for social responsibility. This award is  jointly sponsored by Alterna Savings and Central 1 and recognizes and honours individuals within the Ontario and...

The First-Time Donor’s SUPER-CREDIT

There is still time to use the first-time donor’s super-credit, if you have not already done so! This measure, enacted by the federal budget delivered on March 21, 2013, aims to encourage donations to registered Canadian charities. A first-time donor is entitled to an...

Meridian Wear for Care

Wear for Care at Meridian Meridian Credit Union corporate office employees make a difference – every month! Every Friday they can pay $2 to wear jeans to work as part of their “Wear for Care” program.  Toronto and St. Catharines head office staff...