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National Credit Union Foundation Holding ICU Day Twitter Chat on Oct.8
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:45 AM

Foundation Chat

In advance of International Credit Union (ICU) Day, the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is hosting a Twitter chat for credit unions on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 3 pm (CT). The Foundation invites credit unions to discuss their activities around ICU Day and credit union philosophy.

“Credit unions around the world do a wide variety of activities on International Credit Union Day to celebrate their uniqueness and achievements,” said Christopher Morris, Foundation Director of Communications. “This year’s ICU Day theme is the credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people,’ which is also central to the mission of the National Credit Union Foundation. Naturally then, we’re pleased to facilitate this forum for idea sharing around these important topics.”

Credit unions and their staff are encouraged to share best practices and examples of successful ICU Day events and how they leverage credit union philosophy with staff and members via the chat. The Credit Union National Association (CUNA), will be featured in the Twitter chat as a special guest.

Foundation Twitter Chat Details

ICU DayThe Twitter chat is a live streaming conversation, free and open to anyone with a Twitter account. For this Twitter chat, the hashtag will be #foundationchat. Twitter users can either type #foundationchat into the Twitter search box or utilize other tools such as Tweet Chat, etc. to follow the conversation. 

Credit union professionals and organizations are invited to follow the Foundation at @NCUFoundation for news and updates. The @NCUFoundation account will be leading the Twitter chat discussion. Questions will be tweeted using a Q1, Q2, etc. format, which can be replied to with a corresponding A1, A2, etc. format. All questions and answers should contain the #foundationchat hashtag.

Click here to download/view the list of questions to be asked during the Twitter chat.

About the National Credit Union Foundation (
The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is the charitable arm of the U.S. credit union movement and works as a catalyst to improve people’s financial lives through credit unions. Through Foundation grants and programs, credit unions provide widespread financial education, create greater access to affordable financial services, and empower more consumers to save, build assets, and own homes.  Donations to the Foundation enable credit unions to help their members reach life-changing goals and achieve financial freedom.