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Community Spotlight – Bags of Blessings

Our #SwipeItForGood Partner of the Month for November is Bags of Blessings. To learn more about their organization and the resources they provide for the community, we interviewed their Treasurer, Michelle Painter. Founded in 2011, Bags of Blessings was created to fill a local holiday need. “United Way reached out to the Bread of Life […]

November Is Here And We Have So Much To Be Thankful For!

We wrapped up Q3 with a total of $1,664.28 donated to our #SwipeItForGood charities. From July through September, we celebrated WTSQ, United Way of WV, and Heart and Hand. We also collected school supplies for Richmond Elementary, Grandview Elementary, and Bridgeview Elementary. Trivia For Good November 10:  We’re partnering with the South Charleston Public Library […]

It’s Fall Y’all!

We can’t believe it’s already October, but we’re excited for everything we have planned. Check out our Get More Cheer This Year checking account offer plus adoption efforts and promotions for our October #SwipeItForGood partner, Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association. Meow Bark Boo Photo Contest  From October 7th through October 25th, Element will host a Facebook photo contest for your furry […]

Community Spotlight – Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association

Our #SwipeItForGood Partner of the month for October is the Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association, established in 1935, serves the Kanawha-Charleston area with their spay/neuter clinic needs, disaster relief efforts in the Care-a-van, a Pet Food Bank, and finding forever homes for all animals in their care. KCHA has been a life-saving shelter since […]

Element Spotlight – Kasey

Staff member Kasey Williams started at Element in the beginning of this year and has become an invaluable member of the team. She enjoys her work and sees everyone at Element as her family. “Our Credit union is special because we get to know our members on a more personal level. We get to know […]

Soak Up The Last Part of Summer With Element!

You Can Support Heart + Hand Element is hosting two canned food drives in September to support our #SwipeItForGood partner Heart + Hand Outreach Ministries. Heart + Hand Outreach Ministries is a community based organization serving and supporting their neighbors with emergency basic needs. Programming includes Social Services, Food Pantry, Thrift Store and more! In […]

Element Spotlight – Trey

Name:  Trey Sunderland   About me:  I am a member service representative/teller supervisor.  I’ve  have been with Element for a year  and a half now.  Outside of work,  I am a musician but spend most time with my family.   What keeps me motivated:  Caffeine, but the days are not long, so typically that helps.     Favorite thing about WV:  The community is always growing […]

Community Spotlight – Heart + Hand

We’re celebrating Heart + Hand as our September #SwipeItForGood partner of the month! Heart + Hand Outreach Ministries offers local community services including low cost shopping at their thrift store, food pantry, job training, utility assistance, medical supplies, and vouchers that can be used to get toys and clothing for foster placements. “Heart + Hand […]

August Is All About The Next Generation

We’re Launching Our Youth Program, Next Generation. Our future depends on the next generation – across the world, here in West Virginia, and at our credit union. Element has the people and tech-savvy banking solutions to help the next generation be the change. We can help young members learn how to spend, save, and grow […]

Element Spotlight – David

Name: David Plumley  About me:  I’m a member service representative at the Kanawha City branch. Outside of work, I enjoy music, movies and just hanging out at home.  What keeps me motivated: Definitely joking around and having a good time. Besides that, I think it’s more of having a purpose. I have goals, and I […]