Veridian Credit Union enriches the communities we serve by supporting local organizations across Iowa. Our philosophy of People Helping People drives each of our community-based programs.
- Annual Mike and Leona Adams Thanksgiving Dinner -- For over 25 years, Veridian has planned and been the major sponsor of the Annual Mike and Leona Adams Thanksgiving Dinner. The event typically serves around 1,000 Cedar Valley residents.
- Community Investment -- One way Veridian enriches the community is by investing personnel time and funds in valuable community organizations.
- Veridian Scholarships -- Each year, Veridian provides $3,500 in academic scholarships for first-year, undergraduate, and graduate college students.
- Gift Match Program -- Veridian matches employee contributions to local non-profit organizations.
- Employee Involvement -- Veridian staff dress casual on Fridays to raise money for local organizations. Staff also invest thousands of hours of volunteer time each year.
- UNI Community Engagement Awards -- Veridian funds five $1,000 awards recognizing faculty members from UNI's five colleges. The $1,000 award is presented to the non-profit organization of the winning faculty person's choice.
- Wrapping for a Cause -- Veridian has teamed up with the Arc of East Central Iowa in Cedar Rapids to make their major holiday fundraiser a success year after year.