Solarity's Give Back Program

We believe it is our responsibility to give back to the community. A strong community fosters workplace culture and builds enduring relationships with civic and business leaders, organizations and residents, in order to improve the communities where we live and work.

Meet the organizations we support locally, regionally and around the world

 

Solarity Credit Union volunteers

Employees Give Back

Solarity is in the business of making change. Not just in the literal monetary sense, but in our communities. As a credit union, we are a financial cooperative. A financial cooperative means that we pool our resources to better the whole. We believe it is our responsibility to not only improve the lives of our members, but to also invest in our communities. Many of our employees donate their time and their talents to help make that impact. Solarity employees are a generous bunch, and through the Solarity employee contribution program, employees donated more than $14,000 in 2021 to our community partners. 

Yakima Humane Society

Animals are near and dear to our hearts, and we believe they deserve a home of their own, too. That's why it was a no brainer to partner with the Humane Society. The Yakima Humane Society is committed to ending animal suffering and cruelty, reducing animal overpopulation and educating the public regarding responsible pet ownership. Every year, the Yakima Humane Society saves more than 5,000 animals.

YWCA of Yakima

Solarity is a women-led organization that believes "Everyone deserves a place of their own to call home." So, partnering with YWCA Yakima is a great way to combine forces. YWCA is an organization dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA Yakima is focused on providing services to domestic violence victims that allow them to become self-sufficient survivors. YWCA Yakima operates a 14-room emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and their children as well as 16 transitional housing units.

Mercy Housing Northwest

We understand that not everyone has a home of their own, and for us to truly embrace our vision, we needed to make sure we partnered with people who helped shelter those who need it most. Mercy Housing is redefining affordable, low-income housing. By renovating existing housing, as well as developing new affordable rental properties, Mercy Housing is able to provide over 5,000 families and seniors a place to call home at below-market rent.

ShelterBox

Solarity members are all over the country so we wanted to make sure that our impact was too. ShelterBox is a global organization made up of people who believe in shelter as a human right. This is why ShelterBox provides tools that enable people to rebuild homes and transform their lives. In 2019 ShelterBox assisted more than 145,000 people in need of shelter and humanitarian aid after being displaced by a disaster.

Other amazing partners:

  1. Northwest Credit Union Kids Auction and Children’s Miracle Network
  2. Central Washington Home Builders Association
  3. Habitat For Humanity
  4. The Memorial Foundation
  5. Central Washington State Fair Park
  6. Fresh Hop Ale Festival
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Events we're supporting this year

  1. Friday, May 6, 2022 – National Nurses Day Celebration at Kittitas Valley Hospital
  2. Monday, May 9, 2022 – YWCA Leadership Luncheon
  3. Saturday, July 2, 2022 – Yakima Downtown Mile
  4. Saturday, October 1, 2022 – Central Washington State Fair – Solarity Day
  5. Saturday, October 8, 2022 – Fresh Hop Ale Festival
  6. December 2022 – Christmas Lights Festival at Central Washington State Fair Park
Little girl riding in toy jeep

Solarity donates electric Jeep to patient plus $50,000 to support children’s healthcare programs and services

Solarity donated a toy jeep to a young pediatric patient at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital along with a $50,000 donation to The Memorial Foundation to help support its p...

Solarity employees volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

Solarity employees help Yakima Mom build a home

Solarity employees donated 92 hours to help a Yakima Mom build her future home for herself and her two children with high needs.

Solarity donates school supplies, $2,000 to YWCA

Throughout the year, Solarity employees donate to Solarity’s Community Partner Fund. In addition, employees purchased school supplies from the YWCA wish list and Solarity...

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