“I am honored to receive the MCUL Professional of the Year Award and proud to be a part of MSUFCU's mission of helping members and employees achieve financial success, their goals, and ultimately, their dreams. This award is particularly meaningful to me as it is presented by the MCUL, whose mission of strengthening the credit union community while enriching the lives of its members is so closely aligned with that of MSUFCU. ”— Sara Dolan, MSUFCU Chief Financial Officer
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MSUFCU Employees Donate $245,000 to Charity Partners

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Published: Jan 30, 2020

MSUFCU Employees Donate a Record $245,000 to Charity Partners

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Employees at MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) donated a record amount of $245,014 to charity partners in 2019. Each year, Credit Union employees work together to select and support local charities throughout the various communities MSUFCU serves. The 2019 recipients were:

  • Capital Area United Way: Credit Union’s ongoing charity partner which supports programs and services in Greater Lansing
  • Child and Family Charities: Operates 17 programs helping 7,000 children, youth, and families each year
  • Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan — Be Nice: Works to build an understanding of mental health issues through various programs
  • Hope Against Trafficking: Provides safe housing and support to female abuse survivors


MSUFCU’s employee fundraising efforts included dress down days, events, raffles, and more. In addition to donating funds to local organizations, employees also volunteered their time and talent. In 2019, they volunteered nearly 3,600 hours in communities the Credit Union serves.


MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. The Credit Union was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press for seven consecutive years, a top 100 best workplaces for women by Fortune for the third year, 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 was named one of Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness for the fourth consecutive year, and has been certified as a Great Place to Work® 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 is headquartered in East Lansing, MI, has 19 branches, nearly 300,000 members, more than $4.7 billion in assets, and more than 900 employees. For more information, visit msufcu.org.