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Desert Financial Credit Union Pledges $3m Over 4 Years!

Desert Financial Credit Union makes a big splash with their new commitment to Phoenix Children’s Hospital: $3 million over the next 4 years! This pledge was made directly after fulfilling their previous one of $2 million over 3 years. Desert Financial has proven themselves as an organization committed to making a difference in their community, especially through child healthcare.

Desert Financial has committed this pledge to fund the 1 Darn Cool School, which they have successfully done for 20 years. The 1 Darn Cool School is available to all children currently enrolled in kindergarten – 12th grade, or special education 5-21 years old. The school provides education on a range of subjects, including music as seen below. They also provide parent resources and support, transition students back to traditional school, procter exams, provide information on alternative education, and much more.

Ron Amstutz, Executive Vice President at Desert Financial says, “With these funds, Phoenix Children’s Hospital can continue doing a great job helping children in Kindergarten through twelfth grade keep up with their studies. We recognize how important it is for children to continue their educational progress while they are unable to attend school in a traditional classroom environment. These kids just want to feel like their friends back home.”

Click here and here to learn more about the pledge from Ron Amstutz and Jeff Meshey, CEO. 

“Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is thrilled to continue our proud and long-standing partnership with the great folks at Desert Financial. They have once again set a gold standard in social impact for not just the credit union industry, but all industries,” says Julie Breckenkamp, Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships at CMN Hospitals.