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ACCU in the Community

An Ongoing Journey of Support for the Catholic Community

Our philosophy revolves around helping others and giving back to the community in which we live, work, and play. So, when you join Alliance Catholic Credit Union, you are also helping to support efforts to give back to Catholic organizations, schools and parishes.

With over 60 years of service, Alliance Catholic Credit Union continues to donate time and money to a variety of Catholic organizations. With nine branch locations in the metro Detroit area, ACCU staff and members are always present and willing to help support their local neighborhoods and communities.


Follow Our Journey

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Request for Support

If you would like us to consider sponsoring your event or volunteering our services, please contact our Business Development Team at ACCUBusDev@allianceccu.com. Please provide as much detail as possible, including contact information and due dates.


For a full list of organizations, parishes and schools we support, click here.


Community Activities

Parishes

Alliance Catholic Credit Union works with Catholic schools and churches in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties to help promote events and garner excitement and interest with students, families, and parishioners. We work with Catholic schools and financial literacy classes geared towards spending, saving, and earning money. We support a variety of activities and events, such as golf outings, galas and auctions, 5K runs/walks, athletic booster clubs, Lenten fish fries, and field days.

Alliance Catholic Credit Unions works with local parish youth groups to help in their volunteer, service, fundraising, and prayer efforts. We support groups in their efforts to work in the community and help those who are less fortunate.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is proud to support parish festivals through a variety of sponsorships and involvement including banner placement, volunteer efforts, item distribution, ad placements, t-shirts, raffle tickets and prizing.


High Schools

Alliance Catholic Credit Union supports Catholic High Schools near our branches and around the area. We sponsor athletic programs, fundraising efforts and educational activities. Catholic high schools are critical to the fabric of the Catholic community, and we are happy to do our part to help them succeed.


Catholic High School League

The Catholic High School League (CHSL) is the largest Catholic sports league in the U.S. with 27 private high schools located throughout southeast Michigan. CHSL oversees all aspects of athletic competition including game scheduling, rules, referees, and records management for 30 separate sports.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is an official sponsor of the Catholic High School League, is actively involved in their annual Prep Bowl event, participates in numerous events throughout the year, and funds an annual scholarship program, which has provided over $50,000 to families pursuing a Catholic high school education.


Higher Education Institutions

University of Detroit Mercy

University of Detroit Mercy is a Catholic university in the Jesuit & Mercy traditions that integrates the intellectual, spiritual, ethical, and social development of their students at graduate and undergraduate levels.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is the Official Sponsor of University of Detroit Mercy. We are proud to sponsor the Career Education Center, provide financial education to students and staff, and we also work with the athletic department, which includes sponsoring the Buysee softball stadium. In 2019, we will open a branch on the McNichols campus and support the 2019 Jesuit Student Leadership Conference.


Siena Heights University

Siena Heights University is a Catholic university founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Siena Heights is a co-educational institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission that was founded in the liberal arts tradition, offering associates, bachelors, and master’s degrees.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is a Preferred Financial Partner of the University. We are the Title Sponsor of the Centennial Torch Relay, which kicks off the Siena Heights 100th Anniversary yearlong celebration. We also support the athletics website and the eSports Team, which completed its debut season in 2018-2019 as one of the most successful new varsity programs in the school’s history.


Madonna University

Madonna University, is a Catholic and Franciscan institution of high learning, which instills Christian values, intellectual inquiry, a respect for diversity, and a commitment to serving others based on the truths and principals recognized within Catholic traditions.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is the Financial Institution of Choice of Madonna Athletics, including the exclusive sponsor of the gymnasium scorer’s table and the athletics department mobile app, we are also the Presenting Sponsor of the Leadership Series Breakfast Program.


Organizations & Causes

All Saints Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry

All Saints Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry is a volunteer-based ministry dedicated to feeding up to 200 men, women, and children each day of operation, providing nourishment to body and soul.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is proud to be able to provide meals and fellowship, multiple times a year, to those less fortunate.


Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan

Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan is compelled by the love and teachings of Jesus Christ and provides compassionate, quality, professional services, and support to people in need.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union proudly supports Catholic Charities by being fully committed, involved and active in the Catholic Community.


Society of St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Detroit has heard and responded to the cries of those they serve, regardless of creed, ethnic or social background or gender.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is proud to sponsor The Friends of the Poor Walk/Run each September. This event helps local societies of SVdP gain additional funds to help support their special works projects for those living in poverty.


Pope Francis Center

The Pope Francis Center, located in the heart of downtown Detroit, provides vital services to the city’s homeless, welcoming an average of 170 guest a day where they provide hot showers, laundry facilities and access to doctors, dentists, lawyers, and housing providers through free clinics.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union has continued to support their efforts with sponsorships, volunteering, and fellowship in their efforts to serve those in need.


Young Catholic Professionals

Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) was founded to help driven, Catholic professionals in their 20s and 30s connect with one another and grow in their Catholic faith.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is proud to support YCP in their efforts to engage the young adults in our community.


Mission Youth Detroit

Mission Youth Detroit is a Catholic, non-profit organization serving Metro Detroit. Mission Youth Detroit initiates local projects and partners with existing organizations to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the community. Their unique approach transforms volunteers into missionaries by facilitating meaningful relationships and spiritual growth at every step of their outreach.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is the Presenting Sponsor of the Miles For Missions 5K Run/Walk, the largest annual fundraiser for Mission Youth Detroit.


Catholic Young Adult Soccer

Catholic Young Adult Soccer (CYAS) is a co-ed recreational soccer league that brings young adults (ages 18-35) in the Detroit Metro area together for friendly competition and Christian fellowship. The league, which plays at Bishop Foley High School, has 170 participants and 12 teams.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is proud to support and sponsor CYAS in their efforts to bond and form relationships with fellow athletic Catholic adults.


Corazón Puro Detroit

Corazón Puro is an organization that awakens and accompanies leaders in areas of great need. Inspired by the life and Theology of St. John Paul II, these leaders are equipped to become Christ-centered, pure of heart, joy-filled agents of change, in the city and out of the city, in this country and around the world.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union is a proud sponsor of Corazón Puro – Detroit which is based out of St. Anne’s Parish in Southwest Detroit.


Protect Life Michigan

Protect Life Michigan promotes a culture of life on college campuses in Michigan. Their mission is to end abortion by recruiting and training students for pro-life leadership as well as educating youth on life issues and pregnancy resources, and finally they aim to help networking students within their communities to strengthen their impact.

Alliance Catholic Credit Union sponsors their annual conference and March for Life trip to Washington D.C.


Organizations & Causes We Support 

Parishes & Schools We Support