From hurricanes to fires, tornadoes to floods, credit unions operating in the United States face the threat of natural disasters on a regular basis. Factor in the human element, and the nation’s cooperatives must remain continually vigilant.

But in the shadow of the worst-case scenario, credit unions rise to be the best resource they can be for their members, communities, and more. This Callahan Collection brings together industry stories on how to deal with disaster while adding a human touch to financial services.

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Disaster Response

By Erik Payne | June 24, 2019

The ANATOMY series is a quarterly, multi-feature profile that explores the strategies and analyzes the performance of an exemplary credit union.

By Sharon Simpson | Dec. 10, 2018

USAlliance Financial embraces a new motto and finds small ways to make a big difference in the lives of members.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 29, 2018

How Redwood Credit Union pushed more than $30 million to communities impacted by the most destructive wildfire in California state history.

By Ted Goldwyn | Oct. 15, 2018

Robotic process automation at Suncoast Credit Union allows the Florida cooperative to dial up assistance when disaster strikes.

By Erik Payne | May 8, 2018

After the Category 4 Hurricane Harvey decimated parts of southeastern Texas, TDECU vowed to keep 100% of its members in their homes.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 23, 2017

BCU works to provide cash and information for its 37 employees and 30,000 members in Puerto Rico as the island faces down a crisis after Hurricane Maria.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 23, 2017

How CFE Federal Credit Union prepared for and responded to a storm that brought triple-digit-force winds and a state of emergency to the Sunshine State.

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 15, 2016

How Redwood Credit Union helped raise more than $2 million and gained the respect and friendship of the communities it serves.

By Marc Rapport | April 3, 2015

How an Alabama credit union built a double bottom line one non-traditional mortgage at a time.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 9, 2013

Teachers Federal Credit Union uses Facebook to inform members during times of emergency.