Community Charitable Giving


Investing in our Community

Community Resource Federal Credit Union is a caring and committed partner, giving back to communities and organizations that make a positive impact on the people we serve throughout the Capital District. We strive to increase educational opportunity and strengthen financial well-being therefore making our communities great.

Non-profits are selected for their exceptional service in their field and their broad appeal in our community. We have been working with these organizations for many years, and as a result,  have a close working relationship. All employees are strongly encouraged to be involved and they are allowed up to three paid days when they volunteer for our adopted non-profits.

Charitable organizations that we support include the following. If you would like to make a donation to any of the organizations, you may click on their logo. 

Capital Roots

Our Vision for the future is of a Capital Region where every person has access to fresh, affordable, healthy food.




Credit Union 4 Kids logo

Credit Unions for Kids is a nonprofit collaboration of credit unions, chapters, leagues/associations and business partners from across the country, engaged in fundraising activities to benefit 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Adopted as our movement’s charity of choice, credit unions are the 5th largest sponsor of CMN Hospitals. Since 1996, CU4Kids has raised $185 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.



In recognition of the dignity and value of every human life, the mission of Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless (IPH) is to address the needs of the homeless and low-income community by providing a continuum of services to encourage self-sufficiency, empowerment, and stability.



.Make a Wish logo

Make-A-Wish serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling critical illnesses.


OAAS is a purely volunteer program where our mission is to raise awareness about the daily sacrifices that the men and women stationed overseas and their families make in order to preserve freedom for all of us. Our main goal is to provide a sense of home to our soldiers and make them feel as comfortable as possible through care packages, gifts, letters, phone card, and more. Our motto is clear and simple “YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.


Blue Star Mothers provide emotional support to our members in times of uncertainty, to support our military sons and daughters, our troops, our veterans, and our Gold Star families.




Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run logo

The Arthritis Foundation is boldly pursuing a cure for America’s #1 cause of disability while championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections. 




American Heart Association logo Our goal is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke for all, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin, and physical or cognitive abilities. We’re committed to ensuring that our workforce, workplace and mission have a shared impact across America’s diverse populations.




Since our founding in 1967, the Foundation has played a role in every major breakthrough in IBD research. We have invested more than $350 million into finding the causes, treatments, and cures for Crohn’s  disease and ulcerative colitis. And we won’t stop until we realize our vision of a future free from Crohn’s and colitis.


Founded in 2009, Grassroot Givers is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Albany.  We make  a connection between the needs in our community and those with resources to share.  Our organization is comprised of two main programs: the Community Store and the Book Project, and supports individuals,                                                     agencies, schools and nonprofit programs in the Capital District.


Night Out For You logo

We are a not for profit organization whose mission is creating an experience for an adult undergoing cancer treatment, allowing them to remember who they are by forgetting their diagnosis for a few hours.




Operation At Ease logo

Operation At Ease takes dogs from shelters and rescues, pairs them with veterans, then trains them to become PTSD service dogs through a guided training program.
Helping veterans, saving dogs, changing lives.



Albany Police Athletic League logo

Albany Police Athletic League brings together cops and kids through a variety of after-school activities, summer camps, clubs, and sports programs. Through these partnerships, we hope to develop strong leaders who think critically, work hard, and act compassionately. We serve approximately 2,000 Albany youth every year, and continue to grow every day. 




Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).



Estherville Animal Shelter logo

The mission of the shelter is to not only give them the food, water, shelter and veterinary care they need to physically survive but to also guide them on their journey of finding a forever home by helping them be the best they can be.  This is accomplished by offering them love, support and understanding along the way.



To make a donation to any of these organizations, click their logo.