MSUFCU Employees Donate More Than $49,000 to Charity Partners in the Second Quarter
EAST LANSING, Mich. — MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) is pleased to announce that employees have donated $49,533 in the second quarter to its 2019 Charity Partners: Child and Family Charities, Be Nice Mental Health Foundation, Hope Against Trafficking, and Capital Area United Way. Each organization received $12,383 on behalf of the more than 900 MSUFCU employees.
MSUFCU’s CU Involved Committee organizes Credit Union-wide fundraising initiatives benefiting these organizations. These include dress down days, raffles, bake sales, and more. During the first quarter of 2019, employees donated $42,497 to its charity partners, totaling $92,030 in donations for the first half of the year.
“Our annual charitable giving campaigns offer a unique opportunity for our employees to support area organizations, and I am always gratified by their generosity,” said April Clobes, MSUFCU’s President/CEO. “We make great strides in fulfilling our core value of giving back through the work our employees do to raise funds and volunteer to support these organizations. Each of these nonprofit organizations plays a vital role in serving and strengthening the communities we serve.”
MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. The Credit Union was named in the top five Michigan credit unions by Forbes Best-in-State Credit Unions, Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance by Fortune Magazine, received the ATHENA Award® for Organizational Leadership, and for the fifth year, was named West Michigan Best and Brightest to Work For. MSUFCU has been certified as a Great Place to Work® for six consecutive years, and was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press for six consecutive years. The Credit Union has also been recognized for its financial education initiatives, ranking first for the Alphonse Desjardins Adult and Youth Financial Education Awards, and the Louise Herring Award as well as an honorable mention for the Dora Maxwell Award by the Michigan Credit Union League. Founded in 1937, MSUFCU has 19 branches, more than 278,000 members, nearly $4.5 billion in assets, and more than 900 employees.