The newly formed Ambassador Advisory Group is working to continue to build support for Credit Unions for Kids in the Northwest and is inviting every single Seattle-area credit union to a kick-off luncheon on June 11 at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and credit unions are celebrating a milestone in their partnership with the announcement that the credit union movement has raised $100 million for the children’s care network’s 170 facilities.
“Biz Kid$,” the credit union-backed financial literacy show for kids, will air a special entitled “Three Minutes to Change the World” on OPB in June. “Biz Kid$” was recently nominated for three Emmys and earned its first Parent’s Choice Silver Award.
The credit unions of Lane County, Oregon, completed their two-year, $150,000 Credit Unions for Kids fundraising goal for Sacred Heart Medical Center in just over one-and-a-half years.
Credit Unions for Kids leadership is working to continue expanding its scope and effectiveness, looking to engage a growing number of credit union professionals as ambassadors on localized boards.
One of the Northwest credit union movement’s proudest legacies, Credit Unions for Kids, remains a nationally successful source of funding for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). Before CMNH can calculate just how successful 2011 was, however, member credit unions need to remit their funds.
With support from Credit Unions for Kids and Alaska USA FCU, the 16th annual Miracle Season holiday telethon generated more than $145,000 in pledges and sponsorships for the Seattle Childrenâ€™s Hospital and Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network.
The 16th annual Miracle Season holiday special will air on KOMO 4 TV on Dec. 10 to raise funds and awareness for the Seattle Childrenâ€™s Hospital with support from Credit Unions for Kids and volunteers from Alaska USA FCU.
CO-OP Financial Services created a $1 million matching funds program to benefit Credit Unions for Kids supporting local Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network hospitals. CO-OP will match credit union funds raised to help millions of kids overcome illnesses and injuries.
Credit Unions for Kids gets a boost and the credit union community gets to dress to the nines at â€œLunch at Tiffanyâ€™sâ€ on Nov. 2. The event takes place at Eugeneâ€™s Valley River Inn.
Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network Hospitals is hosting its annual celebration in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 20-22. Through its Credit Unions for Kids program, the credit union movement has raised more than $80 million for affiliated childrenâ€™s hospitals since 1996.
Credit union employees, in partnership with Credit Unions for Kids, are encouraged to donate $5 in exchange for the opportunity to wear jeans to work on Wed., Sept. 14. All proceeds benefit Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Wine on the Willamette Tickets Still Available; Credit Unions for Kids Fundraiser to Showcase Outstanding Wines
Unitus Community Credit Unionâ€™s fourth annual Wine on the Willamette event will benefit Credit Unions for Kids and the Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network Hospitals. Tickets are still available for the gala, which is being held on the Willamette Star, a 98-foot yacht.
There is still time to register for Saturdayâ€™s sixth-annual Credit Union Charity Ride, in which the credit union systemâ€™s motorcycle enthusiasts join forces to raise money for Doernbecher Childrenâ€™s Hospital in Portland, Oregon.
This is the sixth year the credit union systemâ€™s motorcycle enthusiasts have got together to raise funds for the Doernbecher Childrenâ€™s Hospital in Portland, Ore.
Many of these funds went to support educational opportunities such as the Western CUNA Management School and disaster relief following storms in the Southern U.S.
Biz Kid$ has stiff competition, coming up against PBS brethren Sesame Street and literacy show The Electric Company.
These funds will go to the Doernbecher Childrenâ€™s Hospital in support of new facilities, equipment, research, and patient programs.