Mountain America Credit Union Donates a Record $72,600 to Huntsman Cancer Foundation


WEST JORDAN, Utah, April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While the Utah Jazz and Salt Lake City Stars accumulated hundreds of three-point shots, Mountain America Credit Union prepared to wrap up both team’s home seasons by presenting a combined $72,600 to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation. This season’s donation marks the largest donation in a single-year made by Mountain America to the Foundation.  

Mountain America donated $50 for every three-point basket made by the Utah Jazz and the Salt Lake City Stars during the 2017-18 season with an additional $50 donation for every game-changing shot.

Mountain America’s leadership team presented the $72,600 check to Christena Huntsman Durham, who represented the Huntsman family, during halftime of the April 10 Utah Jazz home game.

Over the past five years, Mountain America has donated over $300,000 to Huntsman Cancer Foundation.

“Mountain America is committed to elevating the credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people’,” says Sterling Nielsen, chief executive officer for Mountain America. “We are grateful to support the life-saving work of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation and bring hope to patients.”

About Mountain America Credit Union
With more than 740,000 members and $7.5 billion in assets, Mountain America Credit Union assists members on the right path to help them identify and achieve their financial dreams. Mountain America provides consumers and businesses with a variety of convenient, flexible products and services, as well as sound, timely advice. Members enjoy access to secure, cutting-edge mobile banking technology, 89 branches across five states, thousands of shared-branching locations nationwide and more than 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Mountain America—safely guiding you forward along your financial journey. Learn more at

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Mountain America Three-Point Shot Donation Presentation