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Community Involvement

We strive to make a difference

Via Credit Union is part of the communities where our members and staff live and work! Through various community events, ViaCU strives to make a difference. Below includes a partial listing of events ViaCU participates in each year:


CASA Sand Sculpture Artfest

ViaCU participates in the annual CASA fundraiser by creating a sand sculpture.  Pictured is Sam Bacon, Ashley Slain and Kim Speidel creating a bee with the theme: "Thank you for BEE-ING child advocates".

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Sand Castle

Chronicle-Tribune Greatest Awards

The Chronicle-Tribune readers voted Via Credit Union the GREATEST CREDIT UNION in Grant County for the TWELFTH year in a row!

Thank you for your votes!

chronicle-tribune award

Financial Literacy

Staff teaches students to prepare for their future by teaching financial literacy through the Junior Achievement economics program and classroom visits.

financial literacy

Nurse's Aid

Staff and members make donations to the Nurse's Aid program through Jean Days and by purchasing fundraiser items. Each year, ViaCU is able to provide area school nurses with over $2,000 worth of items such as lice shampoo, clothing and personal hygiene items! In addition, an anonymous member donated homemade hats and gloves.

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Nurses Aid


ViaCU enjoys participating at small town parades throughout the year.

employees at parades

Purple Thursday for Hands of Hope

ViaCU staff honors victims and supports survivors of domestic violence by wearing purple on Purple Thursday.  In addition, staff makes a donation to Hands of Hope, a division of Family Services Society.

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Purple Thursday

Salvation Army Angel Tree

Each Christmas season the staff of ViaCU generously contributes to the Angel Tree that provides gifts to children in need in our community.

angel tree


ViaCU offers six $1,000 scholarships to members who are High School Seniors and have a cumulative High School GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Scholarship Winners

Stocked Local Food Pantries

Non-perishable food and toiletries were collected at each of our branches.

  • East Marion: The Harvest House
  • Gas City: The Well
  • Hartford City: Senior Center
  • South Marion: Homeland Mission
  • Warsaw: Combined Community Service
  • West Marion: Salvation Army

food pantries

Teacher Appreciation

ViaCU provides local teachers with a small gift to thank them for all of their hard work during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Grants

During the 2018-19 school year, nine grants totaling nearly $3,000 were awarded to local teachers to fund innovative classroom projects. Through the years, ViaCU has funded 81 projects totaling over $34,000!

teacher grants

Warsaw Fall Family Fun

Warsaw staff and Coindexter Kid’s Club mascot, Piggy Banks, roast up s’mores at the campfire by the lake for families attending the event.

Fall Fest