All Members Will Be REQUIRED to Wear FACIAL COVERINGS for any In-Branch Appointment. New Expanded Drive-Thru Hours: Mon - Thur: 9 AM to 6 PM; Fri: 8 AM to 6 PM; Sat: 9 AM to 1 PM. Our Paterson Branch will remain CLOSED. We encourage all our members to use REMOTE SERVICES during this time - STAY HOME - STAY SAFE - SAVE LIVES!
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Our Paramus Branch Drive-Thru lanes are now OPEN for business. We have performed a DEEP CLEAN for the entire branch along with the Drive-Thru Lanes and will continue to practice all the sanitary guidelines to keep our employees and members safe. Thank you for your patience and membership and trusting Greater Alliance to help see you through these unprecedented times.

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Donate Today – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!  We are excited to partner with Making Strides Against Breast Cancer  to raise funds for the 6th year in a row! Join us for our Fundraising all through the month of October.  You can help make a difference by: Making a secure donation Online. Purchasing wristbands for only $2.00 a piece at all the branches. We have also placed a collection box at all our three branch locations and feel free to make a…

GAFCU Teams Up with Paramus Police to Bring Joy for the Holidays

Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union recently teamed up with the Paramus Police Department and Detective James Teehan in support of a holiday toy drive. Each year, police officers deliver donated toys to families and organizations in need within the local community. Paramus officers and Santa Claus also visit Hackensack University Medical Center to distribute toys to sick children. When Greater Alliance employees heard that some of the older children in the hospital wouldn’t be able to participate in the toy…

Greater Alliance Raises Money for Down Syndrome

Employees at Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union, GAFCU, have raised more than $900 by wearing jeans on Fridays. From April through September this year, collected money for the Hopes & Dreams Foundation, which recognizes the need for creative and social outlets for children and young adults with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities. Stefano Masi, a board member at GAFCU, is one of the founders of the Hopes and Dreams Foundation. He brought the idea to the board and its…

Credit Union Employees Do Good

On April 25, at the corner of Main and Bergen streets in Hackensack, a three-alarm blaze ripped through a building on the city’s business corridor. The building included a retail facility at ground level and apartments above. After learning of the residents’ displacement, Marlon Rivas, a call center representative at Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union, decided to take action. Rivas is a member of the Center of Worship and Resurrection Ebenezer located on Hudson Street in Hackensack. His youth group…

Credit Union House Hall of Leaders Inducts Vega

In 1970, as a student teacher, Richard Vega was invited to join Central Bergen Credit Union by Alice Falb. At the time, the credit union was in a garden apartment, with limited filing space. . Board meetings were held over some homemade cookies, and loans were approved only when there was enough money. In 1974, Vega was asked to serve on the board of this fledgling credit union. Two decades later, he was elected its chairman. Central Bergen Credit Union,…