News Read the latest headlines here. Donate wisely and avoid scams 12/17/2021: When natural disasters happen, good intentioned people are often eager to make a donation towards relief efforts. Learn how to donate wisely and avoid scams. See whats happening in the Credit Union News Page Learn More Tornado Relief As you've seen in the news, an outbreak of tornados hit Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Kentucky on the evening of Dec. 10th, and the morning hours of Dec. 11th. Western Kentucky, particularly the town of Mayfield, suffered catastrophic damage.When natural disasters happen, good intentioned people are often eager to make a donation towards relief efforts. Unfortunately, fraudsters are also quick to act, posing as charities to steal those donations.Please remember these tips to help protect yourself and your loved ones:Does some research on the charity before donating. Here are some resources from the FTC to help.Be careful how you pay. If someone is asking for donations in cash, gift card, or wire transfer, don't do it!Watch for red flags. Don't let someone rush you or pressure you into making a donation. If something doesn't feel right, don't do it!If you are interested in making a donation towards tornado relief, we highly encourage you to donate through the American Red Cross. Click here for a safe link to the American Red Cross.The American Red Cross is a reputable charity accredited by the Better Business Bureau. Donors get to choose how their donations are used by the American Red Cross, donations are tax deductible, and donations are accepted via credit, debit, or PayPal.