Pelican State CU Beak Squad Gumbo Chili Cook-off

Pelican’s Gumbo and Chili Cook-off: Cooking for Charity

Throughout the year, Pelican’s Beak Squad hosts numerous events to raise money for our charity of the year. At a recent meeting, one of our Beak Squad members suggested that we change up our usual crockpot cook-off, and host a Gumbo and Chili Cook-off instead! The idea sounded mouth-watering, and the Beak Squad members loved it! I mean, it’s definitely …

Beak Squeak: the Squeakquel – 2018 so Far

If you’re unfamiliar, the Beak Squad is Pelican State Credit Union’s team member-run committee responsible for fundraising initiatives and volunteer opportunities. This year, all of our fundraising efforts benefit our charity of the year, Dreams Come True of Louisiana. You might be wondering, “How is this a squeakquel?” Check out this blog post to see some of the fundraising and …

Spotlight On: Dreams Come True of Louisiana

Our team members have voted and chosen our 2018 Charity of the Year—Dreams Come True of Louisiana! Pelican’s volunteer and fundraising committee, the Beak Squad, has already started planning FUNdraisers to benefit this special organization. The goal of Dreams Come True of Louisiana is to restore the beauty found in the dreams of the children. They provide happiness, support and …

These Charities Need Your Help This Christmas

Christmas is one of our favorite seasons here at Pelican—the season of giving. We’ve talked before about whether giving donations as gifts is the right choice for you, and we wanted to talk about some great national and local Louisiana charities that really could use the extra funds this Christmas. Find out what these charities do for those in need …