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Press Releases

Desert Financial in the News

Desert Financial & Hometown Heroes Toy Drive

Docente de español, maestra del año en Arizona

Here are the leaders and institutions that define excellence in banking

Desert Financial Launches Adopt-A-Teacher 2021

Desert Financial, Fiesta Bowl create Kindness Arizona

Fiesta Bowl tour to bring kindness across Arizona in lieu of parade

Desert Financial Closing Branches Saturday, February 27th Giving Essential Employees Respite

Desert Financial Foundation Charity Golf Tournament Scores for Sick Kids at 1 Darn Cool School

How To Balance Patronage Dividends And Loan Loss Reserves

Stimulus: What Is the REAL Impact?

Desert Financial Pays $14 Million in Special Dividends

Ranking Arizona: 7 best places to work in 2021

Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Kindness Arizona Caravan surprises GCU vaccine volunteers with breakfast

The Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Kindness kicks off today

Driving the spirit of community across the state with Kindness Arizona

Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Kindness Arizona Tour

Desert Financial Credit Union’s Kindness Arizona Campaign

PUSD Teacher’s Closet infused with $7K donation, 17 boxes of school supplies

State of ASU Men’s Basketball, 97.3 The Fan John Kentera, Jeff Meshey and Mike Nealy

Peoria teacher makes music with grant money

Letter to the Editor: NACA expresses gratitude for donation, support as it celebrates 50th year

Desert Financial Credit Union and Arizona Sustainability Alliance Plant Trees in Prescott Valley Parks

Desert Financial CU Teams Up to Fund Whiz Kid's College Tuition at ASU

Antelope, Mountain Valley parks benefit from planting of 34 trees on Arbor Day

Desert Financial Credit Union welcomes Adopt-A-Teacher submissions

Desert Financial Credit Union and Arizona Sustainability Alliance Plant Trees in Prescott Valley Parks

YC’s Daniel’s Ride Fundraiser Ends with Tour de Hope

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

Desert Financial to Match $20K 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