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Grand Opening Celebration Self-Help Credit Union, Charlotte

Jul 15, 2019

[Charlotte, NC] July 10, 2019 – Join Self-Help Credit Union (Self-Help) for the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of its new 1065 Providence Road, Charlotte location on Thursday, July 18, beginning at 11 a.m.  Free and open to the public. There will be prizes and refreshments available.

The Charlotte branch offers easier access to home loans, with on-site experts available to help members with questions and loans. The branch also includes a drive-through window and ATM. 

Self-Help is one of the leading national community development financial institutions in the United States. The credit union started nearly 40 years ago to expand economic opportunity for more low- to moderate- income families. Today, with 29 branches in NC, SC, FL and VA, we provide fair and affordable financial services for all, including traditionally underserved communities. Altogether, we have provided millions of dollars to increase homeownership, grow small businesses and revitalize neglected communities.

Self-Help has provided approximately $544 million in loans to Charlotte area residents and provided home loans to more than 4,800 families. Sixty-eight percent of these loans went to low- to moderate- income borrowers. In addition, Self-Help has built, rehabbed or renovated more than 75 affordable homes in Charlotte. 

Self-Help Credit Union is part of the Center for Community Self-Help (Self-Help), a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided over $8.5 billion in financing to thousands of families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves 150,000 people in California, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

More information about Self-Help Credit Union can be found at

For More Information, Contact:

Jenny Shields, Director of Media Relations, Self-Help Credit Union
Direct Line: 919.794.6798  Cell: 919.695.2037 Email: