“I feel proud and fulfilled to know that I have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people every time I volunteer. Learning about the students is rewarding; I get to hear about their hobbies, goals, and aspirations. ”— Sonya, Credit Union employee and facilitator of the program
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MSUFCU Celebrates Youth Members

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Credit unions nationwide celebrated youth in April with National Credit Union Youth Month in hopes to show youth they can benefit from visiting and saving at their credit union.


In order to increase financial literacy and promote positive savings habits at MSUFCU, we held three special contests for our youth members: Discover Savings Contest for Cha-ching members (ages 13-17), Create Money Contest for Dollar Dog members (ages 5-12), and Sweet Pea Savings Contest for the parents of Sweet Pea members (ages 0-2).


MSUFCU also chose to honor our youth members by hosting fun activities for families during the week of April 22-27, 2013. During that week, members could stop by any MSUFCU branch to pick up a special prize, a magnifying glass, for being an MSUFCU Youth Account holder.


To continue in the weeklong celebration, on Thursday, April 25, we offered free bike helmets at MSUFCU’s Headquarters, courtesy of AAA, to kids that attended the event.


Youth week ended with Kids’ Day on Saturday, April 27. Kids’ Day was a “discover themed” party with food and games, crafts and prizes, an MSUFCU scavenger hunt, and more.