“I've worked the MSUFCU Family Discovery Day for a few years, and it has always been a great time. Kids are excited to learn alongside their parents and fascinated by the exhibits. It's a different type of learning than seen in typical classrooms, and it works.”— Emily, Credit Union volunteer
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Kids Meet MSU Sports Players and Attend Games Through MSUFCU Contests

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Kids Meet MSU Football, Basketball, and Hockey Players and Attend Games through MSUFCU Contests

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) has partnered with MSU to give young Spartan fans ages 6-11 a chance to spend pregame time with players and watch MSU football, basketball, and hockey home games by entering MSUFCU youth contests. The contests include:


  • MSUFCU Kick-Off Kids: Two young Spartans are randomly selected to join the Spartans on the sidelines at each home MSU football game and pick up the kicking tee after each kickoff.
  • MSUFCU Game Ball Delivery: One young Spartan is randomly selected to deliver the game ball to Sparty on the Breslin Center court before each MSU men's and select women’s basketball home games.
  • MSUFCU Captain of the Game: One young Spartan is randomly selected to spend exclusive time on the bench before select MSU men’s hockey home games.

“By partnering with MSU athletics, MSUFCU helps make dreams come true for young Spartan fans,” said Deidre Davis, MSUFCU Chief Marketing Officer. “We support the youth of our community in many ways. MSUFCU offers youth accounts and financial education gaming apps, and provides financial education presentations in area schools. As the official credit union of MSU athletics, we are pleased to sponsor these opportunities for area youth to have special access to players and games.”


MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. The Credit Union received a 5 Star Rating from BauerFinancial in 2020, and was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press for seven consecutive years, a Top 100 Best Workplace for Women by Fortune for the third year, and is in the top five Michigan credit unions by Forbes Best-in-State Credit Unions. MSUFCU was named a Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance by Fortune Magazine, received the ATHENA Award® for Organizational Leadership, and was named West Michigan Best and Brightest to Work For five years in a row. The Credit Union earned the ranking of 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. MSUFCU 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.