In 1947, the United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) was established by 13 UN staff members and the assistance of UN Administration in New York. Since then, UNFCU has become an integral part of the United Nations service experience for members it serves in more than 200 countries. As a non-profit, cooperative institution, UNFCU serves the financial needs of UN and UN specialized agency staff, former international civil servants and their direct families worldwide. As of 30 June 2010 UNFCU had nearly 90,000 members.
Headquartered in New York City, UNFCU also has representative offices in Geneva, Switzerland, Vienna, Austria, Rome, Italy and Nairobi, Kenya. With a guiding mission of "Serving the People Who Serve the World", UNFCU supports humanitarian causes around the world. In addition to raising funds and awareness about UN agency charitable activities, UNFCU actively sponsors sport-related programs.
The Kilimanjaro Initiative, founded by Tim Challen, a UNFCU employee
PLAY SOCCER Non-Profit International, active in six African countries
The Namibia-based SEKOLO Project, an NGO providing dance and soccer after school programs
Additionally, UNFCU participates in the employee-led United Running Club which competes in long-distance relay races, and collects funds for local US and international charities.
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