Welcome to Desert Financial’s official media relations page! Here, journalists will find everything you need to start crafting an original story about the credit union — from B-roll and photos to information about our history, financials, community giving efforts and more. We invite you to explore, and please feel to reach out if you don’t see what you need.

Media Contact

Diane Meehl
Public Relations Program Manager

(480) 651-4654

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Press Releases

Desert Financial in the News

Random Act of Kindness Helps Animals Displaced by Arizona Wildfires

Ten Teachers Named Candidates for 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year

Desert Financial Credit Union Donates $10,000 to Local Family

Here’s how businesses are helping others during COVID-19 crisis

Tempe partners with credit union to provide loans to businesses. What are other cities doing to help businesses?

Tempe, Desert Financial offer emergency loans to small businesses

Good timing: Distributed ledgers launch during the pandemic

Desert Financial opens new branch in Queen Creek with Ironwood Safeway

It’s the Desert Financial Credit Union and Scottsdale AZ Open!

Wishes for Teachers builds bridge to close Arizona classroom funding gap

AZBusiness September/October 2020

100 LESD students land laptops through local nonprofit, credit union effort

Chandler CEO of credit union a family man at heart

Most Admired Companies of 2020: Desert Financial Credit Union

Wishes for Teachers builds bridge to close Arizona classroom funding gap

Create a Spending Plan to Take Control of Your Finances

Gilbert Partners with Desert Financial Credit Union to Administer $50,000 Microloans

Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers Program Gives $500,000 to Arizona Teachers

St. Mary’s Food Bank still needs 6,500 turkeys before Thanksgiving

Phoenix art teacher granted money for new stools in classroom

Classroom wishes granted: Three Flagstaff teachers receive $2,500

Desert Financial teams up with InStride to provide its employees with an ASU education

A Best Place to Work Begins with a Shared Mission

Desert Financial to Match $20 K in Donations to Phoenix Children's Hospital

Desert Financial Named AZ Business Angel of the Year

Best Places to Work 2020 Extra-large company finalist: Desert Financial Credit Union