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.
Living and Learning Enrichment Center
Posted By: Rachelle Vartanian (June 10, 2018)
Living and Learning works with teens and adults who are on the autism spectrum or have related challenges. There are very few programs out there specifically designed for teens and adults, most programs are for small children. Teens and adults with autism or related challenges spend most evenings alone without friends. Living and learning has Friday and Saturday Night Hang-Outs for these young adults. We also have parent support groups, and job skills/employment for this population. If we are fortunate enough to receive your donation we will share it with parents who need assistance in paying for programs for their child. Insurance doesn't cover social skill groups or summer camps for people with special needs. This money will allow many families to receive services that their child desperately needs. Thank you for your consideration.
Hope Shore Alliance
Posted By: Donna Robillard (June 10, 2018)
At Hope Shores Alliance, we work with victims, providing safe spaces for them to heal and be heard. We provide validation, hope and strength to ALL survivors who seek our help. As northeast Michiganís leading experts on sexual and domestic violence, Hope Shores Alliance believes that everyone has the right to be safe, believed and supported. Our professional staff supports and advocates for survivors and their families with a variety of free and voluntary services and resources. Hope Shore has recently opened a branch office in Montmorency County to allow residents in Atlanta, Hillman, and Lewiston to receive support and services without having to drive an hour to Alpena. Many times survivors do not have the means to drive that far. A donation would help fund this branch office with needed supplies, educational material, assistance for women and children, and other start up needs.
Posted By: Heather Hammerstrom (June 9, 2018)
I am a part of this amazing charity. We raise money to give survivors of human trafficking hope in beginning a new life after being rescued. The money helps them with necessities, treatment for the emotional and physical abuse, re-entry in to the work force and the world. This charity works hard to raise awareness of the prevalence of human trafficking not only internationally but in our suburban neighborhoods as well. Thank you for considering this great charity.
Hillman Sports Boosters
Posted By: Shanna Firman (June 8, 2018)
Our sports booster organization is made up of parent volunteers who use a tremendous amount of their own time and money to raise money and support Jr High and High School Athletics for Hillman Community Schools. Our school has a pay to play policy and it's tough for struggling families in our small community to come up with the fees for each sport. The boosters help with those fees along with uniforms & equipment costs as well. There are several generous small businesses and individuals that help financially but in a small town they get asked to support all community events while trying to keep their own doors open. A donation like this would very much help to keep athletics alive in our young student-athlete's hearts. Thank you for a wonderful program!
The Clean Love Project
Posted By: Lacey Catarino (June 8, 2018)
The Clean Love Project is a 501 (c)(3) Non Profit organization dedicated to helping women and young girls feel Clean, Loved and Empowered by distributing Clean Love Hygiene kits to those who are homeless, live in poverty, low income families, runaway teens or have been victims of domestic violence or trafficking. In order to reach as many of these women and young girls as possible, we distribute these kits to shelters, transitional housing and food pantry's. Most donations to these places do not include feminine hygiene products which is why we include 10 tampons and 5 pads in each kit along with other essential hygiene items. These products help alleviate the stress that comes with a womanís monthly cycle and helps them focus on other important things like finding work and housing for their families.