Community Partner of the Year: Westerra Credit Union

westerra2Westerra Credit Union has been involved in Special Olympics Colorado as a Gold Level Annual Partner since 2014. Since then they have engaged with our athletes and programs in almost every way possible, including participation in the Polar Plunge Series, holding “Spread the Word to End the R-Word” Campaigns in each of their branches, having all employees wear SOCO t-shirts, partnering with our Unified Rapids Soccer team and much more.

They feature Special Olympics athletes on their credit cards and donate $52.80 for every new account that is opened. Westerra Credit Union recently received two national awards recognizing their partnership with Special Olympics Colorado through the Credit Union National Association.

Westerra’s financial support provides funding for our Unified School Stratefy which is now in 205 schools and 29 school districts support and impacts more than 100,000 students. helps fund our Unified School Strategy, which is now in over 207 Colorado schools. Additionally, they feature our athletes on some of their credit cards and allow SOCO to earn $52.80 whenever someone opens a new account. Thank you to Westerra for supporting our athletes!  


For their dedication to furthering the mission of Special Olympics, promoting inclusive and welcoming schools for everyone and supporting the community at-large, Special Olympics Colorado is pleased to name Westerra Credit Union the 2016 Community Partner of the Year.