TwinStar Community Foundation
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About the foundation
Established in 2015, the TwinStar Community Foundation bolsters our community commitment with significant projects that expand support in our service areas.
We provide resources creating a positive impact in our communities with:
- Reducing childhood hunger
- Awarding college scholarships
- Teaching financial literacy
- Enhancing teacher classrooms
Reducing childhood hunger
We are working to end childhood hunger by settling school lunch debt at selected elementary schools. We believe well-fed kids create well-fed minds. We work to end hunger in school-aged kids in the communities we serve.
In 2017, 240 teachers received a Classroom Cash award. Classroom Cash awards were distributed to each county in TwinStar Credit Union’s service area - from Tacoma to Portland. Teachers used grant funds for all types of classroom enhancements from calculators, software, books, musical instruments, educational toys and games, and more!
To help members pursue additional education, TwinStar Credit Union offers scholarships to both graduating high school seniors and older students seeking college education. Nearly $46,000 is awarded each year.
The TwinStar Community Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation. Our tax ID number is 37-1768613. The TwinStar Community Foundation is located at PO Box 718, Olympia, WA 98507.