We put the Accent on Community

In the past 10 years, we have provided over $800,000.00 in financial support to our communities. We encourage our staff and board to volunteer and give back to the communities we serve as well. 

If you have a project that needs support, please fill out a Donation Request Form and submit it to marketing@accentcu.ca.      

Accent Staff Gives Back

As part of our 10 year celebration as Accent Credit Union, we have introduced a Staff Gives Back initiative. Throughout the year, different staff members will have funds available to donate to various organizations and projects in our communities. 

Watson and Wadena Care Homes

Julie & Ursula presented Watson and Wadena care homes with iPads for their residents to use for FaceTiming with loved ones.

Lanigan Food Bank

Melissa & Heidi donated $1,000.00 to the Lanigan Food Bank to assist with high demands due to COVID-19. These ladies also volunteered their time to help fill food hampers.

Quill Lake Legion

Maureen & Ellie gave the Quill Lake Legion a cheque for $1,000.00 to help with building maintanence. This donation was made in memory of Bob Govan, an outstanding Legion member and veteran.

Robert Melrose Elementary School

Shannon & Sara presented RMES with a cheque for $1,000.00 to be used for purchasing new iPads for the students.

Quill Lake Fire & Rescue

Lyle, Denise and Deanna presented Quill Lake Fire and Rescue with a cheque for $1,500.00 to purchase a baby pulse oximeter and light bars for the rescue units.

Robert Melrose Elementary School

Debbie & Kristen presented Kim Nicholls, Principal a cheque for $1,000 to purchase ipads for the school.

Quill Lake Beautification Association

Two of our employee donation program teams joined forces to make a donation to the Beautification Association.  Trisha and Dodie donated all of their funds, and Greg and Nicole donated a portion of their funds.  Together, they were able to donate $1500 towards the beautification of the Village of Quill Lake! 

The murals pictured in this photo will be replaced this coming summer.  Keep an eye out for these new murals, they are going to be beautiful!

Sharon Sametts, Treasurer of the Association receives the cheque from (L to R) Dodie, Trisha, Nicole and Greg.