The Summit In The Community

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Giving back to our communities

The Summit is dedicated to the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. You will regularly see our staff out and about in the community supporting hundreds of not-for-profit organizations that share our mission and values through in-kind donations, event sponsorships, and participation in fundraising activities.

Here are just a few of our contributions in all our regions in 2022:

  • 64 Free financial education or counseling sessions
  • 1,267 Individuals assisted with no-cost financial education or counseling
  • 145 Donations made to charities, non-profits, and schools.
  • Over $187,000 raised for local charities, community projects, non-profits, and schools
  • 2,079 total staff hours volunteered

Community Spotlights

The Summit Donates $3,000 to Syracuse Police Athletic League

January 14, 2022

The Summit Federal Credit Union (The Summit) today presented a $3,000 donation to the Syracuse Police Athletic/Activities League (PAL) at the Syracuse Police Department Headquarters. The presentation was arranged to follow and acknowledge National Law Enforcement Day on January 9th. The Summit has deep roots in the Syracuse region. In 2010, the Syracuse Federal Credit […]

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Summit Donates 300 Meals to Irondequoit Community Cupboard

January 13, 2022

Late in 2021, The Summit was delighted to help the Irondequoit Brewery celebrate their second anniversary as the food and entertainment sponsor. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Irondequoit Community Cupboard. The Summit was pleased to present a check to the Cupboard which will be transformed into 300 meals. Established in 1995, the […]

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Summit Members Make Holiday Wishes Come True

December 6, 2021

Members show generous spirit by supporting Rochester’s Villa of Hope.

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Students Participate in Financial Simulation Presented by The Summit

July 9, 2021

Students at the Seneca County Department of Youth Development learn financial life skills.

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Financial Education Sessions Presented at Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls

May 4, 2021

Summit employees virtually visited Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls to run financial education sessions in their business classes.

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The Summit Plates of Thanks for FeedMore WNY

Plates of Thanks for FeedMore WNY

January 13, 2021

Thanks to our members, The Summit’s “Plates of Thanks” campaign was a success.

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Summit presents check to Second Chance Adoption Shelter

The Summit Gives Support “Fur” Second Chances

January 12, 2021

The Summit celebrated Law Enforcement Appreciation Day with a donation to the Second Chance Canine Adoption Center.

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The Summit Thanks Frontline Workers

December 18, 2020

The Summit thanks workers at Rochester hospitals.

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Trillium Staff Get Lunch from The Summit

May 5, 2020

The Business Relations Team at The Summit Federal Credit Union provided one of our Member Organizations, Trillium Health, with lunch for essential staff members last week. These staff members are on the front lines performing Covid-19 testing in our community. Thanking them for their help as we fight this pandemic is just one of the […]

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The Summit Donates to FeedMore WNY

April 20, 2020

All year, people in Western New York need help getting food to live. With our current situation, even more have become vulnerable to hunger. FeedMore of WNY provides these members of our community with the food they need. The Summit Federal Credit Union recently delivered a check of around $1,500 to FeedMore. The money was […]

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Central New York Branches Take Leap of Kindness

February 26, 2020

Leap of Kindness is a nationwide movement to take advantage of this year’s extra day in February to do something kind for others. The Summit’s Syracuse, Cortland and Seneca Falls branches have expanded the day into a week of kind activities. Here’s what’s happening at each branch February 24-29. Please stop in if you’d like […]

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The Summit and Syracuse Law Enfocement present check to Second Chance Canine Adoption Center.

Lending a Paw for Second Chances

January 13, 2020

Our Erie Boulevard Branch Manager, Christin Vincent, was at the Second Chance Canine Adoption Center this weekend to present a check as well as blankets collected from our blanket drive. Also present were members of the Syracuse Police, Camillus Police and Onondaga Sheriffs, as well as U.S. Representative John Katko. At Second Chance, homeless dogs […]

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