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Credit unions come together for B.C. flood support

A group of credit unions in Ontario has come together quickly to support efforts to recover from devastating floods in British Columbia.

Libro Credit Union kicked off a response from seven credit unions, leading to a combined donation of $60,000 to the British Columbia Floods and Extreme Weather Appeal, launched by the Canadian Red Cross.

The credit unions joining the effort are:

  • Libro Credit Union
  • DUCA Credit Union
  • FirstOntario Credit Union
  • Kindred Credit Union
  • Meridian Credit Union
  • YNCU
  • Northern Credit Union

Libro CEO and Head Coach Steve Bolton said: “Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the flooding, and the first instinct of everyone involved in a credit union is a desire to help, even in a small way.

“Thank you to all the Ontario credit unions stepping up to the plate for this: it’s a great example of the cooperation that’s second-nature to people involved in cooperative banking.”

There is still time for more credit unions, and of course other organizations and individuals, to contribute to the appeal directly.


About Kindred Credit Union

Kindred Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative based in southwestern Ontario. Kindred’s values-centred approach is woven into everything we do and makes us the one-of-a-kind choice for those who want to connect their values and faith with their finances. Kindred offers a complete range of banking, borrowing, and investing products and services through eight branches and online. Members benefit from access to over 43,000 surcharge-free ATMs through THE EXCHANGE® Network in Canada and the Allpoint Network in the US. To learn more about Kindred, visit

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Kindred Credit Union
519.746.1010, Ext. 5211


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