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UCU Announces $100,000 donation to CUF-UCC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.


UCU Statement on the War in Ukraine

Dear Members,

Ukrainian Credit Union Limited (UCU) strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in defiance of moral and international law. We stand in solidarity with Ukraine and with our employees and members with family in the country.

We commend the Canadian government’s swift and firm action to impose sanctions on Russia and in reinforcing our NATO allies in Europe. UCU urges further concerted efforts to support Ukraine at this critical time to advance the cause of world peace and security.

UCU is proud that the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) has joined in the effort to support the UCC/Canada-Ukraine Foundation (CUF) humanitarian campaign for Ukraine by appealing to all Canadian credit unions from coast to coast to contribute. We gratefully acknowledge the initiative and lead donation from Smith Falls Credit Union in Ontario.

Members are invited to join in the CUF campaign or to contribute to UCU Helps Ukraine through their branch to provide humanitarian support to wounded Ukrainian military personnel and their families.

During these challenging times, UCU Online and Mobile Banking remain safe, reliable, and secure to do your banking, especially when you follow safe cyber practices. Please take this opportunity to review the security of your computer and handheld devices by installing the latest updates when they become available and to install or update your computer's anti-virus software.

You can take steps to protect your personal information from phishing scams by not clicking on the link of a suspicious email or text and to not respond to unsolicited requests for your personal information.

Remember, UCU, other financial institutions and government agencies will never ask for your social insurance number, PIN, or other banking information.

Ukrainian Credit Union Limited is a Canadian financial institution regulated by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA). UCU conducts all business and holds all of its assets in Canada. 

If you have any questions or concerns about your account(s) please contact your local branch or call the UCU Call Centre at 1.800.461.0777. 

Co-operatively yours, 

Taras Pidzamecky, Chief Executive Officer