Tide beats Irish again, this time for charity

"More than 65 hungrychildren can now be fed for a school year by our Secret Meals program." said AlabamaCredit Union President Steve Swofford.

In a pre-BCS NationalChampionship game challenge to see which university's credit union couldgenerate the most credit card applications, Alabama Credit Union bested NotreDame Federal Credit Union by a final score of 355 to 331. As a result, ACU'sSecret Meals for Hungry Children program will receive the $10,000 put up by thetwo credit unions as the reward for winning the competition.

"When it was proposed tous by their CEO, our staff immediately became energized to win, not only toprove a point, but to help support Secret Meals for Hungry Children."

Alabama Credit Union isa statewide credit union based in Tuscaloosa.