Share Your Story Contest

Everyone has a story – share yours for a chance to win up to $1,000!

We’ve heard Harold Chapman’s moving story how the formation of credit unions saved his family during the Great Depression.  

Now, it’s your turn!  

Tell us how credit unions have impacted your life for a chance to win up to $1,000 in prizes!  

Harold Chapman remembers how credit unions helped

How to enter

Share how credit unions have made a difference in your life! Don’t be afraid to get creative too – share a written account, video, photo, piece of artwork or whatever helps you express yourself. 

The deadline to submit your story is 11:59 pm on November 8.

See our contest rules and regulations for more details.  

Prizes & categories  

Entries for each category will be evaluated based on originality, impact of the message and general presentation by a panel of judges named by Affinity Credit Union.   


18 years of age and younger
1st Prize: $1,000      2nd Prize: $750  


19 years of age and older
1st Prize: $1,000   |    2nd Prize: $750  

Yvette’s credit union story

My whole family has banked at credit unions for most of my life. I remember going into our local branch when I was a kid - I would always get so excited because they had the best toys to play with! Even when mom finished her transactions, we'd ask her to stay a few more minutes so we could keep playing. My grandmother also held her accounts there and whenever she’d use the ATM, she'd let us push all the buttons for her.  

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Pictured at right: Yvette and her colleagues love giving back to the community. 

Affinity employees enjoy group activity