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Element Spotlight – Becky

Our staff spotlight for January is Becky Cook! Becky has been a loan officer with Element for over five years now. She handles mortgages, helps people with their financial needs, and provides counseling. An important recent moment for Becky was helping a member so that she could afford to see a dentist and attend to […]

Element Update – January 2021

It’s a brand-new year, and our resolution for 2021 is to support our members and community 24/7 – 365.   We’re starting this year strong with Pride in January. Four weeks, twelve #SwipeItForGood partners, and lots of fun!   WEEK ONE: January 4th – 8th In week one, we’re celebrating WTSQ 88.1, Bags of Blessings, […]

Community Spotlight: Manna Meal

Our #SwipeItForGood partner of the month is Manna Meal, a charity located in downtown Charleston, West Virginia, that has been feeding those in need for over 40 years. To learn more about Manna Meal and all they do for our community, we interviewed Amy Wolfe, the Executive Director. “It literally started when Jim Lewis, the rector […]

Element December 2020 Update

Can you feel the chill in the air? Fall is still with us, but December means the start of winter. To us, it also means eating good food, spending time with the ones you love, and giving back in all the ways we can. It makes sense to us that our #SwipeItForGood partner this month […]

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 […]