For 115 years, Yakima Federal Savings and Loan has been investing in our communities.


In 2018, Yakima Federal gave back $386,085 in charitable contributions to our communities.

We are honored to take part in funding community building projects, helping those without shelter get into homes, fostering the arts and education and supporting our communities.

Feeding the hungry

April 6th, 2020: Yakima Federal Savings and Loan is pleased to announce donations totaling $20,000 to ten area non-profits that focus on serving the hungry and homeless in Central Washington. Among the recipients are: Camp Hope, Rod’s House, Northwest Harvest Hunger Relief, Meals on Wheels, St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank, Tri-City Food Bank, 2nd Harvest Hunger Relief, The Sunnyside Food Bank, Fish Community Food Bank in Ellensburg and Jubilee Ministries Food Bank in Prosser.

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Toys for Tots - DecemberFest 2

Yakima Federal President Leanne Antonio presents a check for Toys for Tots to The Marine Corps Reserve and the Salvation Army in the amount of $3,526.90. The check represents 100% of the ticket sales to the DecemberFest holiday concert held at The Seasons Performance Hall on December 14th and cash donations from Yakima Federal customers. The donation also included hundreds of toys collected as part of the concert admission price.

Yakima Federal Savings and Loan customers raise $5,722 for Children’s Miracle Network

Yakima Federal Savings and Loan is pleased to announce a contribution of $5,722.42 to The Memorial Foundation on behalf of customers and employees of the local bank. The donation is to benefit children of Central Washington needing medical care.

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Yakima Federal Savings and Loan gives $100,000 for nursing scholarships at WSU

The scholarships will support low-to-moderate income nursing students who intend to pursue their nursing careers in Yakima and the Tri-Cities. Yakima Federal Savings and Loan is endowing two scholarship funds with $50,000 each, one intended for Yakima students and the other for students in the Tri-Cities.

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Carve Out Hunger

Each year, Northwest Harvest hosts a fundraiser featuring local media personalities who carve pumpkins. Attendees then purchase tickets to vote for the best carving. This year, the fundraiser raised enough to pay for 77,000 meals! Yakima Federal sponsored the carving contest and volunteered to match the first 1,200 votes ($2,500).

Junior Achievement - Financial Education

On Tuesday, Oct 1st, 2019, Yakima Federal Savings and Loan unveiled the new financial education center at Junior Achievement’s JA World – Biztown. The remodeled storefront will serve over 10,000 school children annually and help teach financial literacy as well as business banking and entrepreneurship. The remodel is part of a multi-year agreement to help support Junior Achievement and financial literacy in Central Washington.

12th annual Show N' Shine for Hunger

Yakima Federal co-sponsored the 12th annual Show and Shine for Hunger car show in Kennewick on August 26th, 2019. The show has raised more than $400,000 in the past 11 years. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Tri-Cities Food Bank. According to organizers, for every $1 donated, $3 of food can be purchased.

Habitat For Humanity trailer replacement

In early August, thieves stole a tool trailer containing items needed to build a block of 24 habitat homes in Pasco. Later, the trailer was found set on fire and abandoned in a ditch. Yakima Federal is happy to donate $7,500 to help replace the trailer and get Habitat back on track again. The photo features Meaghan Hafer, Manager of the Pasco Yakima Federal branch and Theresa Richardson, the Executive Director of Tri-County Partners Habitat for Humanity.

Over the past 44 years through its Award for Academic Excellence program Yakima Federal Savings and Loan Association has provided over two million dollars in college scholarships to local graduating high school seniors. This year Yakima Federal is awarding $136,000—including $2,000 each to 68 seniors from high schools throughout Central and South Central Washington.
Yakima Federal is also again contributing $2,000 to seven local colleges: Washington State University-Tri Cities; Heritage University; Central Washington University; Perry Technical Institute; Columbia Basin Community College and Yakima Valley College and Pacific Northwest University of Heath Sciences.

2019 Yakima Federal Savings and Loan Scholarship Recipients

Alexis F. Rodriguez CabadasAC Davis High School
Fiona DunbarAC Davis High School
Hannah BinfetBickleton High School
Maria CruzChiawana High School
Talmage HalesChiawana High School
Katelyn NassCle Elum Roslyn High School
Mason GrayCle Elum Roslyn High School
Ethen DittyColumbia High School
Juliana NelsonColumbia High School
Dillon HerronConnell High School
Israel PoulsonConnell High School
Connor BataliEast Valley High School
Ellee SiebolEast Valley High School
Carter C. MartinezEisenhower High School
Brandon MellergaardEllensburg High School
Marilyn SchlangerEllensburg High School
Marin BenderGrandview High School
Reese RamosGrandview High School
Adrianaya RoettgerGranger High School
Alvaro Campos GonzalezGranger High School
Annie ShenHanford High School
Michael PhamHanford High School
Emelin DelgadoHighland High School
Lincoln HakalaHighland High School
Isabelle ConoverKamiakin High School
Jeremy RexusKamiakin High School
Atticus (AJ) TempletonKennewick High School
Isabelle GrahamKennewick High School
Heidi J. SanchezKiona-Benton High School
Vitaliy RizinKiona-Benton High School
Bailey Allen GibsonKittitas High School
Lainey Allemand-RilesKittitas High School
Brian BuchananLa Salle High School
Jordyn TuningLa Salle High School
Anna LoeraLiberty Christian High School
Michael MoranLiberty Christian High School
Jose Morales-MaciasMabton High School
Litzy VelascoMabton High School
Kaitlin FalkNaches High School
Angelica GuzmanPasco High School
Cristian PazPasco High School
Antonio Cortez Jr.Prosser High School
Mickayla WoodsProsser High School
Jazmine GrayRichland High School
Kyle PriggeRichland High School
Kamaile BoogaardRiver View High School
Mathew PierreRiver View High School
Joseph AllenRiverside Christian High School
Samantha FlippinRiverside Christian High School
Nicholas GarretsonSelah High School
Tess DietrichSelah High School
Crew MorrisSouthridge High School
Reegan MollSouthridge High School
Krista Den HoedSunnyside Christian High School
Ross FaberSunnyside Christian High School
Alex CalvilloSunnyside High School
Brianna Adilene ToscanoSunnyside High School
Andres AguileraToppenish High School
Ariah RomeroToppenish High School
John M. NelsonTri-Cities Prep
Daisy AdameWahluke High School
Ruben Aravjo SaucedoWahluke High School
Madelyn OsorioWapato High School
Faith SullivanWest Valley High School
Luke PowersWest Valley High School
Gabriela SanchezWhite Swan High School
Jace LangZillah High School
Kelsea NunesZillah High School

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