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Giving Back to the Communities We Serve

Credit unions have a social responsibility to uphold the philosophy of “People Helping People” and to support their communities. But at Advance Financial, it’s more than that. You’ve allowed us to serve and be a part of this community for over 80 years. We’re extremely grateful and, therefore, we want to give back. Through sponsorship and a variety of donations, charitable events, financial literacy education programs and unique partnerships with local businesses and organizations, Advance Financial is committed to a better Northwest Indiana.

Be sure to check out our Community Calendar for upcoming programs and events by clicking the link below.

For additional information regarding our Community Programs, please contact Christina Lozano, Marketing Director, at 219.392.3900 x3103 or by email using our contact us form:

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AFFCU 2022 Scholarship Program

Help Support the Riley's Kids!


All Indiana kids deserve a chance for a healthier future and Riley Children's Foundation is fighting for that future by funding life-changing pediatric research, exceptional care and more. Thanks to the generosity of donors, Riley Children’s Foundation annually grants more than $35 million to Riley Children’s Health, Riley-affiliated researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and Camp Riley. Your gift allows every child access to best-in-class pediatric health care today and funds the development of new treatments for tomorrow.

That means more kids overcome cancer.

More kids born with heart defects grow up to be strong.
More kids head back to the playground after an accident.
More kids suffering from depression get the help they need.

Your gift means more kids thrive. When you give, more kids win.

Help us support Riley Children's Foundation by purchasing a Moe Monkey stuffed animal for $10, a cutout for a $1 or make a monetary donation from now until April 30 at either AFFCU office.

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AFFCU 2022 Scholarship Program

Cell Phones for Soldiers


Cell Phones For Soldiers is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing cost-free communication services and emergency funding to active-duty military members and veterans. Since 2004, the charity has provided more than 400 million minutes of air time to servicemen and women deployed around the world, by recycling more than 25 million cell phones reducing the impact on landfills. Cell Phones For Soldiers uses proceeds from donated cell phones to purchase international calling cards for troops to call home and to provide emergency funding to veterans.

Advance Financial Federal Credit Union is proud to be an official drop-off location for Cell Phones for Soldiers.

What they recycle:

  • Any and all cell phones and smart phones, working or broken.
  • Any and all iPads, tablets and mp3 players, working or broken.
  • Chargers for phones, tablets or mp3 players.
  • Any accessories such as cases etc. in their original packaging.

What they don't recycle:

  • Cell Phones for Soldiers does not accept laptops or computers of any kind.
  • Cellphone or tablet accessories not in their original packaging.

For more information, contact Christina Lozano, Marketing Director, at 219.392.3900, ext. 3103 or

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