DCCU Routing # 251483311

DCCU Cares Foundation

Building on DCCU’s history of supporting our members and the community through thoughtful, strategic philanthropy

DCCU Cares Foundation logo

Providing Financial Wellness to Enrich our Community

The DCCU Cares Foundation is a charitable foundation with a purpose to empower individual success and self-sufficiency through financial wellness and resources. With the support of DuPont Community Credit Union members, employees, and our Greater Shenandoah Valley community we can accomplish our mission.

Focus Areas

The DCCU Cares Foundation has a vision to provide solutions that help improve financial wellness, promote education, drive engagement, and grow community partnerships.

Grandparent and child putting money in piggy bank

Financial Wellness

Promote and provide financial education and resources to empower individual and family sustainability.

children's classroom

Promote Education

Offer post-secondary scholarships along with community based financial education to schools and other organizations that will support financial wellness initiatives that aid in building a financially responsible and better prepared workforce.

People volunteering

Member, Employee and Community Engagement

Connect our members, employees, neighbors, businesses and community organizations to charitable giving programs, events and volunteer opportunities that impact our outreach to the entire community.

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Community Partnerships

Foster transformative community projects that contribute to a higher quality of life, financial stability, a more competitive economic region, and relief in times of need for our members and neighbors.

Financial Wellness Resources

DCCU has partnered with GreenPath to provide you with valuable financial tools to help you manage your finances and reach your goals.

Services include:

Debt management plans

Free financial counseling

Online tools and education

Take control of your financial health today!

Board of Directors

The DCCU Cares Foundation Board of Directors are volunteers who guide the strategic philanthropy aim to advance our community’s financial health in inspiring ways both presently and for many years to come. 

Board Chair, Steve F. Elkins

Steve Elkins

Vice Chair, Jan Mangun

Jan Mangun
Vice Chair

Secretary, Margaret Hersh

Margaret Hersh

Treasurer, Barry Smith

Barry Smith

Director, Angela M. Simonetti

Angie Simonetti

Director, William Watkins

William Watkins

Angie Simonetti
As a credit union, DCCU has embraced being at the forefront of financial wellness. Establishing a Foundation will allow us to make an even greater impact.
Steve Elkins

News & Updates

Meet the Team

Margaret Hersh

Margaret Hersh

Executive Director

Phone: 540.946.3200 ext. 3361
Email: mhersh@mydccu.com

A dedicated community leader and volunteer, Margaret serves on many non-profit boards and committees regionally.  She enjoys working with business and community partners, and offering insight into how the Foundation can collaborate to impact the financial health of our community.  

Sarah Landram

Sarah Landram, CCUFC

Financial Wellness Program Manager

Phone: 540.946.3200 ext. 3149
Email: slandram@mydccu.com

Sarah began her career at DCCU in 1990.  In 2007, she became DCCU’s Community Financial Educator, and in 2012 a Certified Financial Counselor through CUNA’s Financial Counseling Certification Program.  Sarah is committed to helping people learn the necessary skills and knowledge required to achieve financial security and prepare for a successful financial future.


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