Community Outreach

At United Heritage Credit Union, our mission is “People Helping People.” This philosophy goes beyond our front doors and extends into the communities we serve. We strive to go above and beyond to show you that we’re more than just a credit union – we’re a positive force in your community.

United Heritage Charity Foundation
The United Heritage Charity Foundation continues this philosophy by supporting local charities and organizations. To learn more about their initiatives in the community, visit the United Heritage Charity Foundation website.

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Team United Heritage

United Heritage Credit Union is fortunate that our employees find value in working to improve the Central and East Texas communities in which they live and work. It is this shared motivation that leads many staff members to join Team United Heritage, a group of Credit Union employees that regularly volunteers their time and resources to support a variety of local charitable organizations and initiatives. Events and organizations Team United Heritage has worked with in the past include:
 
  • Austin Science Education Foundation
  • BookSpring Literacy Council
  • Center for Child Protection
  • Empty Bowl Project
  • Keep Austin Beautiful
  • Kids Matter International
  • Literacy Council of Tyler
  • Neighborhood Longhorns Program
  • Special Olympics
  • University of Texas Charter School System

UHCU Happenings

UHCU Sponsors 31st Annual Chuy's Parade
UHCU Sponsors 31st Annual Chuy's Parade

United Heritage Credit Union is proud to once again be a Featured Sponsor at the 31st Annual Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade.

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Internet Explorer Browser Support Ending
Internet Explorer Browser Support Ending

Microsoft announced earlier this year that they plan to end support for most versions of Internet Explorer (IE) in January 2020. Prior to this, support for IE 10 and older ended 1.12.16. What does this mean for UHCU members? Read the full post for details and information to prepare for the updates.

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UHCU Coloring Book

We're happy to share our UHCU Coloring Book with everyone! Feel free to print the pages of Beaker and his friends for fun coloring time at home.

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2019 School Supply Drive
2019 School Supply Drive

The 2019 United Heritage School Supply Drive is underway! Learn more about the drive and how you can help in this blog post.

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2019 Spring Book Drive
2019 Spring Book Drive

United Heritage Credit Union is excited to host our 2019 Book Drive from Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 22 benefiting BookSpring in the Austin-area and the Boys and Girls Club of East Texas in the Tyler-area.

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2018 Annual Toy Drive
2018 Annual Toy Drive

United Heritage Credit Union has teamed up with the United Heritage Charity Foundation to host its Annual Toy Drive Monday, November 26 to Wednesday, December 12 benefitting the Center for Child Protection and the Children's Advocacy Center of Smith County.

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UHCU Sponsors 30th Annual Chuy's Parade
UHCU Sponsors 30th Annual Chuy's Parade

United Heritage Credit Union is proud to be a Featured Sponsor at the 30th Annual Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade. Join the United Heritage Team at the parade where you’ll see Beaker the eagle and the UHCU van ready to celebrate the holidays.

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Slaughter Branch Celebrates 10th Anniversary

United Heritage Credit Union’s Slaughter branch, located at 5011 W Slaughter Ln. in Austin, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a fun, free event on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM!

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2018 Member Appreciation
2018 Member Appreciation

United Heritage Credit Union has wrapped up its three Austin-area Member Appreciation events of 2018! 

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2018 United Heritage School Supply Drive
2018 United Heritage School Supply Drive

The 2018 United Heritage School Supply Drive is underway! Learn more about the drive and how you can help in this blog post.

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Westlake Branch's 10 Acts of Kindness
Westlake Branch's 10 Acts of Kindness

United Heritage Credit Union’s Westlake branch recently celebrated its 10th anniversary with 10 Acts of Kindness. As a way to say thank you to members and the surrounding community, the Westlake branch participated in Five Acts of Kindness directed toward UHCU members and another Five Acts of Kindness directed at the local community. Take a look to see what they did.

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Make a Splash with Summer Skip-A-Pay!
Make a Splash with Summer Skip-A-Pay!

Make a splash with our Summer Skip-A-Pay program, which allows you to skip your June, July or August loan payment.

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Westlake Branch Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Westlake Branch Celebrates 10th Anniversary

United Heritage Credit Union’s Westlake branch, located at 2009 S Capital of Texas Hwy in Austin, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with 10 Acts of Kindness! Acts of Kindness include a member lunch on the Westlake branch and free cookies. Find out more in this blog post.

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Happy Mother's Day

In honor of Mother's Day, we sat down with a few UHCU employees to talk about their moms and about being a mom. Happy Mother's Day!

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Upgrade to an EMV Chip Debit Card Today!

EMV Chip Debit Cards are available for United Heritage Credit Union members! Call or stop by any full-service UHCU branch to upgrade your card today.

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Lakeway Branch's 10 Acts of Kindness
Lakeway Branch's 10 Acts of Kindness

United Heritage Credit Union’s Lakeway branch recently celebrated its 10th anniversary with 10 Acts of Kindness. As a way to say thank you to members and the surrounding community, the Lakeway branch participated in Five Acts of Kindness directed toward UHCU members and another Five Acts of Kindness directed at the local community. Take a look to see what they did.

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Donate to the 2018 Book Drive!
Donate to the 2018 Book Drive!

From March 12 to March 23, Team United Heritage is collecting gently used or new children's books for its 2018 Spring Book Drive benefiting BookSpring in Austin and the Literacy Council of Tyler.

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Lakeway Branch Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Lakeway Branch Celebrates 10th Anniversary

United Heritage Credit Union’s Lakeway branch, located at 3317 S RR 620 in Austin, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with 10 Acts of Kindness! Acts of Kindness include a member lunch on the Lakeway branch and free cookies. Find out more in this blog post.

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2017 UHCF Auto Raffle Raises $67,245
2017 UHCF Auto Raffle Raises $67,245

The United Heritage Charity Foundation's seventh-annual Auto Raffle raised more than $67,000 this year! The money raised via the raffle ticket sales helps the Charity Foundation achieve its charitable objective.

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2017 United Heritage School Supply Drive
2017 United Heritage School Supply Drive

The 2017 United Heritage School Supply Drive is underway! Learn more about the drive and how you can help in this blog post.

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United Heritage Credit Union Celebrates 60th Anniversary!

Austin-based United Heritage Credit Union is celebrating 60 years of providing members with superior financial services.

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2016 UHCF Auto Raffle Raises Record $70,424
2016 UHCF Auto Raffle Raises Record $70,424

The United Heritage Charity Foundation's sixth-annual Auto Raffle raised a record $70,424 this year! Funds raised through raffle ticket sales help make the Charity Foundation’s charitable objective possible.

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2016 United Heritage School Supply Drive
2016 United Heritage School Supply Drive

This year's United Heritage School Supply Drive is underway! Learn more about the drive and how you can help in this blog post.

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United Heritage Community Scholarships Awarded

The United Heritage Community Scholarship Committee presented two $5,000 scholarships to Eliza Cain and Zachary Ray at the 2016 Member Appreciation events. 

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2016 Book Drive

Through the first two weeks of March, Team United Heritage is collecting gently used or new children's books for its 2016 Book Drive benefiting BookSpring in Austin and the Literacy Council in Tyler.

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United Heritage Raises $3,450 for Holiday Toy Drive
United Heritage Raises $3,450 for Holiday Toy Drive

With the help of members and staff, United Heritage Credit Union collected more than $3,450 worth of toys for the Austin Police Operation Blue Santa program this holiday season.

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United Heritage Named a Top Workplace

United Heritage Credit Union is thrilled to announce we've been named one of the Austin American-Statesman Top Workplaces for 2015! This marks the sixth consecutive year UHCU has made the list.

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United Heritage Credit Union Accepting Donations for Blue Santa
United Heritage Credit Union Accepting Donations for Blue Santa

United Heritage Credit Union is holding a toy drive from Monday, November 16 to Friday, December 11 to benefit the Austin Police Operation Blue Santa program. With the help of Austin residents, the program provides toys and food to more than 5,000 families in need during the holiday season.

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2015 United Heritage School Supply Drive
2015 United Heritage School Supply Drive

The annual United Heritage School Supply Drive is underway! Learn more about this event and how you can help in this blog post.

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UHCU.ORG Ranked as Top Responsive Banking Website

Recently the UHCU.ORG website was ranked 7 in The Financial Brand's list of 25 Inspirational & Responsive Banking Website Designs. Responsive websites are those that adjust to the size of the device you're using. For instance, if you're viewing a responsive website on your smartphone, it's been designed so all the information displays correctly on your device's smaller screen. You can watch a responsive website scale and morph in real time on a desktop computer by simply changing the size of your browser window.

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2015 Spring Book Drive

Throughout the month of March, Team United Heritage is collecting gently used or new children’s books for their 2015 Spring Book Drive benefiting BookSpring in Austin and the Literacy Council in Tyler. 

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Tax Time Tips

Tax season is upon us and we've compiled a list of  tips to help you make the most of it. So before you file your taxes this year, read our advice on how you can reduce stress and increase your refund (or decrease the amount you owe). 

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UHCU Named to Financial Brand's Power 100

United Heritage is now ranked among the top credit unions in the world (#41) on social media after being named to The Financial Brand's Power 100 list of credit unions.

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ACL Survival Guide: 7 Tips for ACL Music Festival Attendees

Since people are beginning to gear up for the Austin City Limits Music Festival, we’ve put together some tips for those who plan to attend the Festival this year.

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UHCU Employees Raise Funds for Dell Children's
UHCU Employees Raise Funds for Dell Children's

United Heritage Credit Union staff members recently raised $460 for Dell Children’s Regional Heart Program by donating $5 each to the charitable organization.

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Team United Heritage: 2013 Year in Review
Team United Heritage: 2013 Year in Review

Every month of the year you can catch a member of Team United Heritage in an act of kindness. These are Credit Union employees who voluntarily give of their time, participate in fundraising events and give to donation drives. They truly want to make a difference in the lives of others.

In 2013, Team United Heritage gave back to the community by participating in more than 55 volunteer projects, fundraising events, and donation drives. As of November 30, United Heritage employees had logged 585.5 hours of volunteer time. 

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