Membership

Eligibility

Kemba Charleston Federal Credit Union was organized in 1935 and received its Federal Charter Organization Certificate on January 16, 1936. We have the distinction of being the first federally-chartered credit union in the state of West Virginia. Over the years we have grown to over $40,000,000.00 in assets, with more than 4600 members.

Our core membership employee group consists of Kroger Co. employees and their families, but we also serve the following select employee groups and financially under-served areas:

Charleston Department Stores
Greg Chandler’s Frame and Body
Goldfarb Electric Supply Company
Employees of UPS who work out of, are advised from, or are paid from So. Charleston, WV
Employees of IGT Corporation who work in, are paid or supervised from Charleston, WV
Employees of Maid To Perfection of Charleston
Employees of Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority who work in or are paid from Charleston, W.V.
Custom Business Associates, Inc.
Renee Nail Spa
Stagg Resource Consultants, Inc.
UFCW Local 347 Office Employees
SweetBriar Retirement Home
Walker Lift / Portman
Sleep Inn of Cross Lanes
Osterman Cotes, MD, PLLC Office Employees
Deaf Education and Advocacy Focus of West Virginia, Inc.
4Most Health Network
T& M Services
Home Sweet Home Care
Russell Insurance Agency
Kaeser Compressors
Tri State Service Center
Employees of Will Jewelry and Loan who work in So. Charleston, W.V.
Employees of FastSigns who work in or are paid from So. Charleston, W.V.
Employees of Chestnut Street Service Center who work in So. Charleston, W.V.
Employees of Bonasa
Employees of YMCA of Kanawha Valley
Emplyees of Enterprise who work in or are paid from Scott Depot
Employees of Pierson Legal Services
Employees of Cunningham Memorial Park
Employees of Lisa Tyree Godwin Insurance Agency
Netranom Comminications, Hurricane
Employees of Elk Family Dentistry
MacCorkle Lavender and Sweeney, PLLC, Charleston
Professional Therapy Services Inc. Charleston
Raines and Woods LLC, Columbus
Employees of Joshua T Hughes Plumbing
Employees of Taylor Contracting
Employees of Samuel E Price, MBA Independent Insurance Agency
Members of Nondenominational Fellowship Pentecostal Ministries of Charleston
Employees of REA of HOPE Fellowship Home
Employees of The Empty Glass
Employees of Al’s Preowned Autos LLC
Employees and members of Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local Union #33

PLUS anyone who resides, works, worships, attends school, and all business entities in the towns of Dunbar, Institute, and Nitro, WV. Their address zip codes must reflect 25064 – 25112 – 25143. Five census tracts: 0101.00-0104.00 and 0106.00.
When you become a credit union member, you become one of its owners. You help elect the officers and you are eligible to serve the membership as a volunteer. You can play an active role in guiding the credit union.

It’s easy to join the credit union. All you need to do is complete a membership account application card, submit copies of required identification (as defined by the USA Patriot Act), and deposit a minimum of $5.00 in a primary share account. This entitles you to the many products and services offered by Kemba Charleston Federal Credit Union.

Select Employee Groups

Charleston Department Stores
Greg Chandler’s Frame and Body
Goldfarb Electric Supply Company
Employees of UPS who work out of, are advised from, or are paid from So. Charleston, WV.
Employees of Maid To Perfection of Charleston
Employees of Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority who work in or are paid from Charleston, W.V.
Renee Nail Spa
Custom Business Associates, Inc.
Stagg Resource Consultants, Inc.
UFCW Local 347 Office Employees
SweetBriar Retirement Home
Walker Lift / Portman
Sleep Inn of Cross Lanes
Osterman Cotes, MD, PLLC Office Employees
Deaf Education and Advocacy Focus of West Virginia, Inc.
4Most Health Network
T& M Services
Home Sweet Home Care
Russell Insurance Agency
Kaeser Compressors
Tri State Service Center
Employees of Will Jewelry and Loan who work in So. Charleston, W.V.
Employees of IGT Corporation who work in, are paid or supervised from Charleston, WV
Employees of FastSigns who work in or are paid from So. Charleston, W.V.
Employees of Chestnut Street Service Center who work in So. Charleston, W.V.
Employees of Bonasa
Employees of YMCA of Kanawha Valley
Emplyees of Enterprise who work in or are paid from Scott Depot
Employees of Pierson Legal Services
Employees of Cunningham Memorial Park
Employees of Lisa Tyree Godwin Insurance Agency
Netranom Comminications, Hurricane
Employees of Elk Family Dentistry
MacCorkle Lavender and Sweeney, PLLC, Charleston
Professional Therapy Services Inc. Charleston
Raines and Woods LLC, Columbus
Employees of Joshua T Hughes Plumbing
Employees of Taylor Contracting
Employees of Samuel E Price, MBA Independent Insurance Agency
Members of Nondenominational Fellowship Pentecostal Ministries of Charleston
Employees of REA of HOPE Fellowship Home
Employees of The Empty Glass
Employees of Al’s Preowned Autos LLC
Employees and members of Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local Union #33