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Jan 12, 2021, 11:48 ET Desert Financial Launches Adopt-A-Teacher 2021

Teachers always need supplies for classrooms, even in virtual space. Desert Financial Credit Union's annual Adopt-A-Teacher 2021 program invites...


Dec 17, 2020, 13:31 ET Desert Financial Named Az Business Angel of the Year

Desert Financial Credit Union has earned the title "Angel of the Year-Business" by Az Business Angels magazine. The state's largest credit union has...


Dec 09, 2020, 14:28 ET Desert Financial Named in Top 3 Best Places to Work in Phoenix 2020

Desert Financial, Arizona's largest credit union, has been named in the Top 3 Best Places to Work 2020 by the Phoenix Business Journal in the...


Dec 04, 2020, 11:25 ET Desert Financial to Match $20 K in Donations to Phoenix Children's Hospital

School is tough for many kids, but imagine missing classes and friends while fighting cancer, or recovering from a brain injury. It's why Desert...


Nov 12, 2020, 14:42 ET Desert Financial Sponsors Adoption Days at Arizona Animal Welfare League

Dogs and cats save their owners from "ruff," lonely days and Desert Financial is making it free to adopt one of 40 dogs and cats from November 12th...


Oct 24, 2020, 13:14 ET Desert Financial Credit Union and Arizona Educational Foundation Name 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year

Sara Wyffels, a Spanish teacher at Chandler High School in the Chandler Unified School District is the Arizona Educational Foundation's 2021 Arizona...


Oct 23, 2020, 14:09 ET Student Laptop Drive Raises $67,000 for Laptops 4 Learning

For students across Arizona, remote learning meant math and science got even harder. Some 100,000 students lack the devices they need to keep pace...


Oct 07, 2020, 15:54 ET Desert Financial Arena Hosts Community Blood Drive October 10

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the lives and livelihoods of many and has also created a sharp decline in the nation's blood supply. Healthy, eligible...


Sep 30, 2020, 14:59 ET Online Account Opening Triples in COVID-19 Climate

Desert Financial Credit Union reports a triple increase in new accounts opened online compared to this time last year. While the strongest uptick was ...


Sep 08, 2020, 18:02 ET Student Laptop Drive to Match Community Donations up to $20,000

Back-to-school in the virtual space has been stacked with challenges even for kids who have everything they need. But for students across the Valley...


Aug 20, 2020, 16:13 ET Random Act of Kindness Helps Animals Displaced by Arizona Wildfires

Wildfires in Arizona don't just impact humans, but Arizona's precious wildlife, too. The Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (SWCC) has seen an...


Aug 07, 2020, 19:00 ET Desert Financial Credit Union Donates $10,000 to Local Family

Desert Financial CEO Jeff Meshey is in the business of creating exceptional financial experiences for the credit union's members. Recently, he got to ...


Aug 04, 2020, 19:31 ET Ten Teachers Named Candidates for 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year

Today, the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) named the 10 candidates under consideration for the 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year Award. Desert...