SCU awards organizations for community impact in 2022

SCU Branches award six organizations for community impact in 2022

Six Southland branch teams selected local non-profit organizations who make an impact in the communities they serve. Each organization received a $500 donation from Southland during the 2022 holiday season. If you are interested in joining Southland in supporting these non-profits, continue reading to learn more about these amazing organizations and the work they do.  

Boys & Girls Club of Carson

Carson, CA

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson (BGCC) is part of the Boys & Girls Club of America movement that provides outcome-based after-school and summer programming to youth ages 6 through 18 years old. As an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the Boys & Girls Club of Carson is comprised of eight locations in Carson and South Los Angeles – 1 Clubhouse, 2 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and 2 high schools. 

Victims of the LA County Sheriff's recruits crash

Whittier, CA


The LA County Sheriff's Department class of recruits were tragically hit by a car while on a training run in Whittier in November of 2022. Twenty-five recruits were injured in the crash, and several are still in recovery. The Southland Credit Union Downey branch chose to direct their annual donation to the families of the victims through the Sheriffs' Relief Foundation.

WomenShelter of Long Beach

Long Beach, CA


Since 1977, WomenShelter of Long Beach has helped thousands of families overcome the trauma caused by domestic abuse. WSLB assists victims and their children by providing safe housing and supportive services including an emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, social services support, legal and health advocacy, and much more.

Casa Youth Shelter

Los Alamitos, CA

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Casa Youth Shelter is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Los Alamitos, California, providing emergency temporary shelter for homeless, runaway, and abandoned youth. The shelter has 12 licensed beds dedicated to providing 24/7 shelter care for youth ages 12-17, and provides individual, group, and family counseling.

All Peoples Community Center

Los Angeles, CA


All Peoples Community Center was established as a family resource center in 1942. The organization provides day care services, after-school programs, family wellness, supplemental food programs, parenting classes, women’s support groups and more for the communities in and near downtown Los Angeles.


Santa Monica, CA

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Metropolis is a community outreach organization providing meals and personal hygiene items to seniors and citizens experiencing homelessness in the Santa Monica community.