BHCU Member Give-Back Turns Into Member Pay-It-Forward For Some of Delco’s Most At-Risk Kids

BHCU fundraising to pay it forward

Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (January 20, 2021) – Ken and Maria Wochele from Media can list several ways that BHCU, Your Delaware County Credit Union has made their life better since 1998. In fact, they have 506 reasons. Ken and Maria have taken advantage of Member Give-Back Rewards as BHCU members and earned $506.72 for 2020’s bonus. Since the program began in 2009, all BHCU members have received $1,819,232.99 in Member Give-Back rewards, and for the first time this year, they were able to use them to pay-it-forward for some of the most at-risk youth in Delaware County.

For the 12th consecutive year, BHCU is returning a share of earnings to members through their Member Giveback! All Members in good standing are eligible for give-backs based on dividends paid on share savings accounts (2%) as well as interest paid on loans (3%).  

New in 2020 is that Members were given an option to pay-it-forward with their rewards by donating to the BHCU Kids Foundation Hope for Children Fund. The BHCU Kids Foundation aims to strengthen the Delaware County community by enabling programs and support for our most at-risk youth. It has already funded CASA Youth Advocates, the Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County, and the Andrew Hicks Foundation, to name a few.

“We are grateful to have such loyal members and for some of them to donate their Giveback Bonus back to the BHCU Kids Foundation speaks volumes for the type of people we serve,” says Ryan Conte, BHCU Head of Member Experience. “The Wochele’s and other members who decided to pay-it-forward with their Give-Back rewards enabled us to increase our 2020 endowment to the Hope For Children Fund by 17.5% in 2020.”

To learn more about BHCU and the BHCU Kids Foundation, contact Ryan Conte at [email protected].

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About BHCU

BHCU, your Delaware County Credit Union, was founded in 1952 in Ridley Park.  As a federally insured credit union, BHCU provides comprehensive banking services to its members.  Although initially established to serve Boeing’s employees (then Vertol) and their family members, BHCU has expanded into a community-based credit union that is able to serve all of the families and businesses of Delaware County.   BHCU has consistently maintained a commitment to helping members save by offering excellent rates and dividends while extending fair fees and expert advice.  Can BHCU help you find financial independence?  Learn more at