A Community Partner
Pima Federal believes strongly in being a community partner and that our success is deeply tied to the success of our neighbors. Over the years, we have demonstrated extraordinary efforts in our community through the amount of volunteerism, educational support, and community giving/fundraising that we provide. We started our Community Stewardship Program in 2011 as a way to provide volunteer opportunities to our employees. Each year the program has become more and more impactful in our communities and in the lives of our employees.
Over the last five years, our employees have volunteered an average of 2,100 hours annually in the community. Nearly 1,000 additional students were given access to the Pima Federal sponsored Banzai Financial Literacy programs in numerous schools throughout Tucson. Additionally, the Pima Federal Education Award was granted to five deserving high school seniors to help offset the cost of college tuition. Lastly, our signature fundraising event, The Pima Federal Golf Classic raised $50,000 for Literacy Connects, the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation, and the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation in 2019. Since inception, the Pima Federal Golf Classic has raised $421,500 for our community.
We have a firm commitment to enhancing the standard of living in our communities and to make Arizona a more desirable place to live. Pima Federal commits to allowing our employees to volunteer in a variety of ways with a variety of organizations in order to contribute to the social fabric of our communities. We also encourage our employees to donate their own time to these organizations as a way to further the credit union philosophy of People Helping People.
In 2019 we proudly received the Spirit of Education Award presented by Tucson Values Teachers! This award honors businesses that make significant investments in education. We are grateful to receive this recognition and inspired to continue supporting education within our communities.