We will improve the quality of life for children in need who are facing poverty, illness, developmental disabilities, developmental disorders, physical impairments, bullying and abuse.
DCU for Kids is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit charitable foundation founded in 2005 by DCU - better known as Digital Federal Credit Union. To date, DCU for Kids has made charitable donations that total over $8 million. Some of the organizations that we support includes Autism Speaks, Special Olympics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boys & Girls Clubs, Jumpstart for Children, Inc. and many others.
By funding support services, enrichment, and development activities, mentoring and education programs, medical research, and by providing scholarships, DCU for Kids is making a positive and lasting impact on thousands of children throughout DCU branch communities and beyond.
DCU for Kids net fundraising revenue is at 98%, all of which goes directly to children and families in need. All administrative and volunteer support is donated by DCU.
Thanks to DCU for Kids support, Horizons for Homeless Children can continue to provide high quality materials to young homeless children living in Central Massachusetts.– Casey Zink, Program Director, Horizons for Homeless Children
DCU has been a cornerstone supporter for over 3,500 youth in our MetroWest communities. We believe that EVERY young person, no matter what their background, no matter what their circumstances, or no matter where they come from – EVERY young person deserves the opportunity to succeed. We remove the financial barriers and provide an equal playing field for all. DCU understands the critical need to consistently support this philosophy. Thank you for committing to and investing in the lives of youth and the future of MetroWest!– Chris Duane, President & CEO, Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest
It is because of amazing support and dedication of organizations like yours that BBBSMB is one of the nation’s leading youth mentoring organizations. DCU for Kid’s gift will enable our organization to make enormous differences in the lives of deserving children. Our mentoring programs produce proven outcomes for kids, including lower rates or risky behavior and improved performance in school. The children we serve develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed in school and fulfill their true potential.– Chris Masalsky, Associate Director of Development, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
We are grateful for DCU for Kid’s partnership. Your donation was used to fund the Children’s Services program at HMEA. Because of you, we were able to purchase technology that will help children with autism improve comprehension, self-expression, and skill development.– Doug MacPherson, Vice President, Development & Public Relations, Horace Mann Education Associates
Laurie LaChapelle, Chair
Jane Fontaine, Board Member
James Regan, Board Member