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Medford, Oregon – Through a tremendous show of support and generosity, Rogue Credit Union has raised over $1.15 million for wildfire relief effort. Rogue Credit Union awarded grants to 23 local non-profit organizations that are supporting our local communities with wildfire relief efforts.
“Our local non-profits and community organizations are doing incredibly important work,” said President/CEO Gene Pelham. “We are honored to help support their efforts to rebuild and heal our communities.”

Phoenix Talent School District   $150,000  
Red Cross   $100,000  
United Way   $100,000  
Rogue Valley Family YMCA   $100,000  
United Rotary Clubs   $100,000  
La Clinica   $100,000  
Rogue Food Unites   $75,000  
ACCESS   $75,000  
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association   $71,500  
Talent Maker City   $41,100  
Maslow Project   $32,500  
Kid Time   $25,000  
Habitat for Humanity   $25,000  
Kids Unlimited   $25,000  
Goodwill   $20,000  
Options for Helping Residents of Ashland   $20,000  
Boys & Girls Club   $20,000  
I CARE   $10,000  
Consumer Credit Counseling   $10,000  
SO Equity   $5,000  
Rogue Climate & Rogue Action   $5,000  
Southern Oregon Lions    $4,800  

“We are proud to partner with Rogue Credit Union as this community responds and heals from the fires. These resources will provide comprehensive medical, dental, and mental healthcare and COVID-19 testing through our mobile health center at various shelters, parking lots, and parks,” said La Clinica CEO, Brenda Johnson. “We will coordinate our presence and services with other fire relief efforts, and for those needing additional help accessing community support, we will also deploy a trusted bilingual/bicultural community health worker to provide care coordination, social services, and wraparound support. We simply couldn’t do this work without the generosity of the community. We are humbled by the work ahead of us and honored to be in service.” 
Donations both large and small have come from individuals, businesses, foundations and other credit unions, with funds coming from as far away as Europe.
Rogue Credit Union will continue to accept donations for Wildfire Relief Efforts. To donate to the Rogue Credit Union Wildfire Relief Fund, visit, give us a call or stop by a Rogue branch.


Rogue Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, with an asset base of over $2 billion and a loan portfolio of nearly $1.36 billion. At Rogue, it’s about more than an auto loan or a checking account; it’s about offering a higher level of service to nearly 150,000 members across the state of Oregon. Under the direction of the board of directors, Rogue is committed to helping its members out along the way, making local communities better for everyone. A membership with Rogue is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in the select Oregon counties. Stop by any branch or visit to learn more about becoming a part of something bigger.

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