PenFed Credit Union and Rise Partner to Launch ‘uRise’, Local Resource for Learning, Community and Care | state
HIGHTSTOWN, NJ and TYSONS, Virginia, May 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – PenFed Credit Union, the second largest federal credit union in the country, and Get up, a non-profit organization providing services in the Highstown/Windsor East region, today announced the launch of its new platform, “uRise Powered by PenFed“(urise.njrise.org).
“uRise Powered by PenFed” is an online curated content portal. Whether it’s connecting with the community, managing wellness and mindfulness, and learning new skills and knowledge, uRise serves to engage, uplift and inspire our community to discover silver linings in tough times.
uRise celebrates both content creators and content users and has partnered with a variety of content providers, from local businesses to small businesses and individuals, who share their unique services and skills with our community under the form of online courses, events, videos and one-on-one connections with users. While many of the portal’s virtual programs will transition to in-person programming, much of the online content will continue to be refreshed and remain relevant.
The initial of PenFed $ 100,000 investments and ongoing support have helped create a vital and vibrant connection to learning, community and care. “PenFed is proud to support the Highstown and Windsor East communities, ”said the President / CEO of PenFed and CEO of the PenFed Foundation James schenck. “PenFed was founded on the credit unions’ mission of people helping people. We understand that this has been a difficult year for many. Rise shares our mission and together we provide meaningful support to uplift and strengthen our communities.”
The online portal, developed in partnership with Human Experience Systems, provides a gateway for the exchange of content and services created by our community, for our community. The portal is free and accessible to everyone, includes content for users of all ages and abilities, and can be translated into English or Spanish to help serve the widest possible audience.
“URise will inspire both end users and honor our community collaborators,” says Leslie Koppel, Executive Director of Rise. “Thanks to PenFed Credit Union’s continued and generous investment, many members of our community will feel more optimistic and confident in their families and their futures as we emerge from the difficult times of this pandemic, determined to move forward. . “
About PenFed Credit Union
Founded in 1935, the Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) is the second largest federal credit union in the United States, serving 2.3 million members worldwide with $ 28 billion in assets. PenFed Credit Union offers certificates, checks, credit cards, personal loans, mortgages, car loans, student loans, and a wide range of other financial services. Our mission is to empower members of our community to achieve their financial well-being. PenFed Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA and is an Equal Housing Lender. To learn more about PenFed Credit Union, visit PenFed.org, like us on Facebook and follow us @PenFed on Twitter. Interested in working for PenFed? Check us out on LinkedIn. We are proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer.
Rise, founded in 1967, strives to be the hub of social support services in the Highstown/Windsor East region, creating a productive and cohesive environment where families thrive and feel valued, secure and optimistic about their future. In addition to U Rise Powered by PenFed, Rise also operates the Rise Pantry, Social Enterprise Rise Thrift Store, Rise Academic Enrichment Summer Camp, and many other programs. To learn more about Rise, visit njrise.org, like us on Facebook and follow us @nj_rise on Twitter.
About human experience systems
Human Experience Systems is a New Jersey-based design company that employs a human-centered, creative approach heavily influenced by the principles and guidelines of the design world. We are design above all, not technology! We work with clients in universities and academic institutions, cultural heritage and non-profit organizations, and believe that in this age of complex technologies, the simplicity and sustainability of technological solutions is key.
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