Summer of Sharing.org: what good could you do with $1000?
Community Financial Credit Union Summer of SharingWhyShareSee

Summer of Sharing Campaign

Community Financial Credit Union has been enhancing the lives of our members and our communities for over 65 years. The word “community” is not only in our name, but it is the core of what we do. We know that Community Financial would not exist without our members and the communities in which they live.

Strong business can only grow from a strong community that benefits everyone, which is why helping nonprofits, educational, and community groups is a part of our culture. We believe these groups have a tremendous impact on the communities we serve and it’s both our responsibility and pleasure to support them. We are committed to the communities where we do business and have devoted both time and money to help them succeed. Partnerships with local school districts, The Salvation Army, United Way, and American Cancer Society are just a few of the ways we are making a difference.

To help build stronger communities, we are reaching out to our neighbors and asking for your help. Think about it. 

What GOOD could you do with $1,000?
 What charity, community group or school group could use some extra funds?

Nominations will begin on June 1, 2018.

 

 

Stories

Team GUTS

Posted By: Todd Turner (June 11, 2018)
Team GUTS is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of the special needs community. Team GUTS provides one-on-one training, fitness classes, strength training and sports to children, teenagers and adults. No family will be turned away. Rather, we provide scholarships to families that are in need of financial assistance.

Team GUTS was started by Todd and Paul Turner and Todd's daughter who has Down syndrome and autism is the reason why Team GUTS was started. Todd realized there was nothing out there for those with special needs and why should they be forgotten.

Our athletes are special and they are near and dear to our hearts!

Ridge Wood 2nd Grade Team

Posted By: A. Kate Sims (June 11, 2018)
The Ridge Wood 2nd grade team would like to purchase Math Versa Tiles for their second graders to help them learn and review math concepts. Versa Tiles are a great independent and small group activity that challenges students to solve math problems in a variety of ways.

Otsego County Child Welfare Alliance

Posted By: Teresa Cherry (June 11, 2018)
We provide items to keep our youngest members and their families safe and health. We provide education to parents on how to keep their babies safe in their homes. We provide every new mom and baby born in Otsego county with a safe sleep packet, that includes information (on safe sleep, shaken baby syndrome, being a good father, & CRYING!), a wash cloth, a book(to read to the baby) a onies for the baby with I SLEEP ALONE ON MY BACK AND IN MY CRIB printed on it, and 3 chocolates for mom and dad as they read the information. We also provide families in need with 1st aide kits, pack n plays, and home safety items. We also started a new book program for kids 0-5 years old. The books are given to every child that goes thru the WIC program. Please Help US

Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary to Post 4012 - Northville, MI

Posted By: Kathy Marshall (June 11, 2018)
The VFW Auxiliary (VFWA) is composed of a group of men and woman who are related to Veterans who have been in foreign wars. We as an organization raise money to help all veterans who are in need, have medical problems, emotional problems, etc. We have a hospital fund so that we can have parties at the VA hospital for the patients and we provide them with new clothing, gift cards to the canteen to purchase sundries for themselves. We also provide and place flags on the Veterans graves in the cemeteries in Northville. We support the Great Lakes Cemetery, Camp Trotter (a camp for veterans children), National Home (a housing facility for veterans that need a helping hand. With your generous donation of $1000, we can continue to support those who have fought for the wonderful freedoms that we have in America. Thank you!

Ridge Wood Elementary

Posted By: Heather Zoldak (June 11, 2018)
Our student leadership at Ridge Wood in reading to take it to the next level. We we use the grant funds to help create more possibilities with student leadership in presenting our morning news. An upgrade in equipment and improvement of some materials will help give more students the opportunities to use their leadership skills to help inform the school of news and events important to our school. Being able to work remotely for outdoor or events around the school will make it easier for students to take control of our announcements and include many more learning examples around our school. The money would be used to purchase items that would help us expand our production capabilities (wireless microphones, portable green screen, etc)

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