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Local giving for local living

At Cornerstone Credit Union, we are committed to supporting programs and not-for-profit organizations that make a positive impact in the communities we serve. Our focus includes fostering partnerships with other community service organizations relating to health, hunger, home ownership, and financial education. Cornerstone strongly encourages educational achievement for local youth through our Founders’ Scholarship program. Learn more.

CCU staff help feed those in need in South Beloit

CCU is proud to help Saint Peter’s Church / St Vincent de Paul distribute food to families in need in South Beloit. This August we were able to feed 165 recipients, with families receiving a share of sweet potatoes, apples, yogurt, bread, cereal, carrots and other foods. 

Pictured: Riley Austin, Salvador Gomez, Tom Ramsay, Kate Ramsay, Ashley Dietmeier, Julie Warren, Alix Kloepping, Laura Bowers, Tarrah Hawes and Lorna Cote.

CCU staff step up to support RAMP Wheel-A-Thon

Several staff members are pleased to have helped raise money and awareness for independent living during RAMP’s Wheel-A-Thon held Thursday 7.28.17 at Highland Community College in Freeport IL. RAMP provides services to people with disabilities and creates awareness for their independent living. 

Staff pictured include Ashley Dietmeier (front), Julie Warren (middle) and Nora Koehler.Julie is pushing volunteer Tom Ramsay who utilizes RAMP services.

Pictured above: Kate Ramsay, Brenda Thoren, Ashley Dietmeier, Tom Ramsay, Nora Koehler, Julie Warren and Jeff Warren. Not pictured: Riley Austin, CJ Willson.

Member Appreciation Day Cookouts - Freeport & Sterling

Despite the rain, hundreds of members turned out for our Member Appreciation Day Cookout in Freeport on July 12, 2017. They were treated to brats, hot dogs, chips, beverages and some freebies.

On Friday, July 14th our Sterling branch also conducted a successful - and dry - member appreciation cookout. A steady line of members formed to enjoy hot dogs, hamburgers and refreshments. 

We're always happy to see our members smiling faces and show our appreciation for your support. Thank you for stopping by!


CCU Supports United Way of NW IL


CCU is a corporate supporter of the United Way of Northwest Illinois. Cornerstone and its employees will contribute nearly $8,500 in 2017 to this organization, which improves the quality of life for many in our community. For more information, visit

Supporting our Business Communities

CCU is a member of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce, Stateline Chamber of Commerce and Sauk Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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