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1st Financial Federal Credit Union Volunteers at Connections to Success

Alltru Staff standing in front of Connections to Success building

Wentzville, MO (September 27, 2019) – In September 1st Financial Federal Credit Union’s Helping People 1st Grant was awarded to Connections to Success of St. Charles.

1st Financial’s Helping People 1st program consists of a monthly $500 grant plus paid volunteer hours each month for credit union staff to serve hands-on at local nonprofits.

Connections to Success nominated Pierre, a Connections to Success graduate, as the recipient of the Helping People 1st grant. Pierre has devoted time to facilitating several programs to help victims of violent crime and plans to continue that work.

Nine 1st Financial employees also volunteered for 8 hours with Connections to Success to help organize clothing donations which provide individuals with essentials for an interview – from clothing to confidence – so that they can find employment and re-enter the workforce.

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About 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

Established in 1968, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union is full-service financial cooperative whose mission is to improve the financial well-being of its members. Membership is available to anyone who lives, works, or worships within St. Charles county, St. Louis county, or the City of St. Louis.  For more information about 1st Financial Federal Credit Union, visit

About Connections to Success

Connections to Success is a local organization which provides services and support to break the cycle of poverty. The organization serves to empower people that are transitioning from poverty, incarceration, and domestic violence to economic independence. For more information about Connections to Success, visit

Check Presentation
Photo: 1st Financial Employees presenting the Helping People 1st Grant to Pierre.

employees volunteering
Photo: 1st Financial employees volunteering with Connections to Success.