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2021 Grant Winner

Oregon Energy Fund

The Rivermark Community Fund has directed its 2021 grant to provide $20,000 in utility bill assistance through the Oregon Energy Fund (OEF). The donation will support households in Clackamas, Gilliam, Hood River, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, and Yamhill counties. Amidst lingering financial challenges from the pandemic that range from global supply chain constraints and rising costs to staffing shortages and stagnant wages, many US residents face steep increases in the cost of heating their home and keeping the lights on this winter.

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Rebuilding Together Day

Rivermark employees and their family members sprang into action for another volunteer day with Rebuilding Together Portland. Rain or shine, the team of 17 had a hearty list of home improvements planned, and thankfully, the sun showed up and shined on throughout the workday.

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Urban League FEC

As many of you know, Rivermark strives to build and give back to the community we serve. Financial wellness is at the heart of the Credit Union industry and is an ongoing focus at Rivermark. With that, we are excited to announce Rivermark's latest initiative in collaboration with other local credit unions: The Urban League Financial Empowerment Collaborative.

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IRCO School Supply Drive

School Supplies for Children

This year, Rivermark Community Credit Union partnered with IRCO to collect donations for students across our region. Rivermark members who are local to the Hawthorne and Tualatin branches showed their generosity in giving this year, and we are grateful to all our members who donated this year!

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2021 Golf Recap

This year's annual charity golf tournament was a huge success. We raised $42,380.12 for the Rivermark Community Fund, which supports nonprofit housing organizations in the areas we serve.

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Giving Back During Uncertain Times

Truck with giving message

This article focuses on the benefits of giving back to your community, and ways to do it. Giving back to the community can give you a sense of purpose and positivity. It can also help you connect with others and even grow your skills or learn new ones. If you are looking for ways to boost your mood, use extra free time productively, and set positive examples for friends, family, and children in your life, we have a few ideas to get you going. Below are our top picks for giving back this winter.

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Rivermark Awards $20,000 Grant

Grant recipient check

Each year, Rivermark evaluates the needs facing the communities it serves and selects a grant recipient from the Rivermark Community Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation. We are pleased to announce Rebuilding Together as this year’s $20,000 grant recipient.

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2019 Community Impact Report

Group of Rivermark Volunteers

The name Rivermark has always been followed by Community and in 2019, we were more active than ever! Rivermark staff volunteered a whopping 1,486 hours! Combined with donations and sponsorships, Rivermark’s total community impact is over $160,000. View our 2019 Community Impact Report.

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Rivermark Awards $20,000 Grant to JOIN PDX

Rivermark Awards $20,000 Grant to JOIN PDX

Rivermark recently made two important announcements related to its foundation, the Rivermark Community Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation. 1) The Rivermark Community Fund has aligned its mission to help make housing more sustainable, affordable, fair, and equitable in our community. 2) JOIN PDX has been selected as the 2019 recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Rivermark Community Fund.

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2nd Annual Rivermark Warmth Drive

Familty Staying Warm

It’s time for our 2nd annual Winter Warmth Drive! From October 21st through November 8th, 2019, our locations will be collecting cold weather items for those in need in our communities. We are partnering with JOIN PDX in the Portland area, and The Warming Place Shelter in The Dalles, to disperse our collected items to those in need this winter. Let's all give the gift of warmth and comfort!

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