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'Tis the season to give back

Help us give $50,000 to our local communities! These charities were recommended by our employees. Now it’s your turn to help us promote and support the people and organizations around us who make our communities stronger.

Vote for your favourite charity! The charity with the most votes will receive $20,000; 2nd: $15,000; 3rd: $10,000; and $5,000 going to the 4th pick. Voting is open from December 3 – 13.

Flood relief - support for members

Our province and communities have faced many adversities over the past few months. Right now, amidst the devastation due to the recent flooding, our thoughts are with our members in the Fraser Valley and interior and we wish everyone safety. Your financial wellbeing is also our concern. If you are facing financial hardship due to the recent flooding in BC, know that we are committed to providing you with assistance. Please call our Member Hub for support: 604-419-8888.

VPCU members vote YES to merger

December 2, 2021

We are pleased to share that V.P. Credit Union members have voted yes to merging with G&F. We will officially welcome their 3,400 members to our G&F family on January 1, 2022.

While it will take some time to integrate banking systems, we will strive to offer V.P. Credit Union members the same products and services that our members enjoy today. 

Video: Giving youth access to mental health support

November 30, 2021

Once built, Foundry Langley will be a support centre providing young people with just one place to go for access to any and all types of health care services. G&F Financial Group and Aldergrove Financial are proud to support this project which will make a real difference to youth in Langley, BC.

Learn all about Foundry Langley and how you can help.

Video: How credit unions compete with the big banks

November 9, 2021

We talk about why it was the right time to merge with Aldergrove Credit Union in this episode of Coastal Front. Hear insights from G&F  Co-CEOs, Bill Kiss and Jeff Shewfelt, as well as our President, and former CEO of Aldergrove Credit Union, Gus Hartl.

Supporting Abbotsford families

October 29, 2021

We have donated $5,000 to the Abbotsford Child and Youth Committee (CYC), a network of people dedicated to healthier lives for children, youth and families. Among their many services, the CYC's Family Education Program helps parents learn how to raise their children in a healthy way, guides them through substance abuse issues and offers a play centre where parents have a safe, supportive space to interact with their children and talk with a counsellor.

Feature in BC Business Magazine

October 29, 2021

Learn how we served our members starting from the first day we merged with Aldergrove Credit Union in August, 2021. It took many people from across teams, a true collaborative effort, to welcome members to any branch no matter where their account originated. 

G&F invests in agriculture technology fund, Emmertech

October 25, 2021

G&F has invested in Emmertech Venture Capital Fund, looking to support new initiatives in Canadian agriculture technology. There is innovative work being done in BC and other provinces. With our recent expansion into the Fraser Valley, this is an important way for us to back our entrepreneurs and local agricultural community.

Mount Lehman Credit Union members to vote on merger with G&F in December

October 25, 2021

Mount Lehman Credit Union and G&F have engaged in merger discussions. Working together to create scale to better serve members, employees and local communities will allow us to remain viable in the fast-evolving financial services space, where size is becoming more and more important. Mount Lehman Credit Union members will vote on the merger from November 30 to December 21, 2021. If the vote is positive, we hope to merge in early 2022. 

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Golf tournament fundraiser results 

September 14, 2021

The results are in! Watch this video to learn how much we raised for The Centre for Child Development through the incredible generousity of our donors and sponsors. The funds have been put towards the Telehealth Virtual Therapy Program at The Centre.

Thank you for your support!

Masks mandatory

Per the health authority guidelines, we ask that you wear a face mask when visiting our branches. 

G&F Financial Group has a safety plan that aligns with the BC Restart Plan. Should the health authority adjust their plan, G&F will follow suit to ensure the safety of our members and employees.