Greater Nevada pledges to provide up to $ 5,000 to the American Red Cross for firefighting in Caldor


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In response to the destruction wrought by the Caldor Fire in the South Lake Tahoe area, the Greater Nevada Credit Union has committed to contributing up to $ 5,000 in matching funds to the American Red Cross through its online portal. Donations can be made at All GNCU branches also collect donations of essentials that are distributed to organizations that work for the protection and safety of the area’s residents.

“The proximity of the Caldor Fire to the South Lake Tahoe and Douglas Counties has once again brought community-minded businesses and citizens together to serve those in need,” said Wally Murray, President and CEO of GNCU. “We applaud the Red Cross and are happy to support its relief efforts on behalf of those affected by this tragic event. We are also very grateful for the dedicated and courageous first responders whose unwavering work has helped fight the flames and destruction. “

The donation of the disaster relief is intended to support the Red Cross in its efforts to help the people affected or displaced by the Caldor fire.

“I am so grateful to GNCU for being so generous in a year of so many disasters,” said Mary Powell, executive director of the American Red Cross in Northern Nevada. “I cannot express our gratitude enough.”

The GNCU also accepts applications for its disaster relief loan program. The program aims to provide financial assistance to all qualified Nevada residents suffering economic loss or hardship as a result of this event. The program offers flexible options for individuals who need short-term funding. This includes waived creation and application fees. For these loans, too, GNCU offers flexible repayment options and deferred interest. All loans require loan approval. Complete financial information, including all loan rates, fees, and term details, is available on or by calling GNCU’s consumer credit advisors at (855) 548-4787.


Headquartered in Carson City, Nevada, the Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) has been helping Nevada residents with their financial needs since 1949. The credit union serves more than 80,000 consumers and small businesses and has over $ 1.6 billion in net worth. GNCU’s subsidiaries include Greater Nevada Mortgage, Greater Commercial Lending, and Greater Nevada Insurance. GNCU has consistently recognized the Reno / Tahoe Best Places to Work Awards as the best financial institution in many of its service areas and a top employer, and is USDA Lender of the Year. GNCU is also the title sponsor of the Greater Nevada Field in Reno. For more information, call (800) 421-6674 or visit


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