$500 gas cards return for ‘GreenBack’ campaign

In 2007, we drove our membership campaign with $500 gas cards – one given out every month to members who referred friends and family.

Well it’s back. We’re giving away one $500 gas card per month, from August to December 2008, to one lucky member who made a referral.

We’re calling the campaign “GreenBack.” What does it involve?

For one, there’s the gas card drawing. Download a referral card or pick one up at any branch, and get a friend or family member to join, and you’re entered to win.

Second, for each new member that joins American 1, we’re going to donate $2 to a local non-profit or organization that works to spread the good word about recycling, natural resources, or the environment. A different “green” group will be selected each month, and the more members that join American 1, the more “greebacks” they get.

Along with our membership drive, we’re going to work hard to green up our act, including recycling at our branches, cut down on resource costs and usage, and educate members and employees on responsible waste and energy management. Why? Simple: to reduce our impact. To leave this place a bit better than we found it. And to help local organizations that are doing hard work in the areas of recycling and the environment.

We’re rolling out GreenBack, so be sure to check back here and on our GreenBack page (the link is on the tab above, next to “About Us”) for updates, information, and money- and energy-saving tips.

American 1 is giving a little green back, both in terms of money and effort. We’re excited about the project, and we hope you can help.


2 Responses to “$500 gas cards return for ‘GreenBack’ campaign”


  1. 1 Tina September 20, 2008 at 9:52 pm

    Within the past 3 months, I have referred four of my employees to American 1 Federal Credit Union. Is it to late to be in the drawing? Thank you.
    Tina Thomas

  2. 2 american1fcu September 22, 2008 at 1:44 pm

    Hi Tina: Did you fill out the referral cards for each of the employees? That’s the way to enter our drawings. Make sure each referral brings in the referral card when they open up their account, and you’ll be entered. Thanks, and good luck!


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