1st Financial Partners With MasterCard To Find a Cure For Cancer

July, 1st , 2014- 1st Financial Federal Credit Union members with an Atira MasterCard can help end the threat of cancer by participating in the Stand Up 2 Cancer program.

Stand Up 2 Cancer is a charitable organization focused on raising donations to fund cancer related research. Since 2008, Stand Up 2 Cancer sponsored research has launched over 140 clinical trials and worked with over 4000 patients. Members who use their Atira card, 1st Financial’s MasterCard, are able to take part in this program from July 1st through September 15th.

MasterCard will track every time a 1st Financial member spends $10 or more at a restaurant during the promotion using their Atira card. MasterCard will then make a donation to Stand Up 2 Cancer on the member’s behalf. There is no registration required to take part in the promotion and 100% of the money donated goes to cancer research and prevention.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our members to make an enormous difference in our community,” said Michelle Rosner, Vice President of Lending and Marketing at 1st Financial Federal Credit Union. “We all know someone who has been affected by this terrible disease. Knowing that you can directly help with the fight against cancer using only your 1st Financial Atira MasterCard is incredible. The fact that this particular assistance comes at no added cost to our members is amazing.”

For more information about Stand Up 2 Cancer, please visit http://www.standup2cancer.org/.

About 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

Like all credit unions, 1st Financial is a member-owned, financial cooperative. 1st Financial Federal Credit Union was chartered on September 3, 1968 as District 837 Credit Union by the International Association of Machinist members employed by McDonnell Douglas. Today, with over 30,000 members and nearly $200 million in assets, 1st Financial is a St. Louis metro area financial institution dedicated to helping members achieve their financial dreams. For over 45 years 1st Financial has provided members with a full line of dependable financial products and services which returns profits to the members in the form of lower rates on loans and higher savings yields. The cooperative nature of credit unions enables 1st Financial to provide products and services at very reasonable rates.

1st Financial Federal Credit Union serves those who live, work, worship, attend school, or regularly conduct business in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County, Missouri and a wide array of companies throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. 1st Financial is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial organization committed to providing quality services to the membership while demonstrating safe and sound business practices. Deposits are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the U.S. Government.

Not a credit union member? If you live, work, worship, attend school, or regularly conduct business in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County, Missouri, you can open an account today with 1st Financial Federal Credit Union. Visit www.TheBetterWayToBank.org for more information.

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