Northwest Hospitals among Those Receiving Biz Kid$ DVDs for Sick Children

Sick children in all of the nation’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals can continue learning while they’re hospitalized, thanks to a partnership between Credit Unions for Kids and the National Credit Union Foundation. The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is providing resources to the six hospitals in this region.

Credit Union Members Can ‘Shop for Miracles’ and Raise Funds for CMN Hospitals

Credit Unions for Kids, CUNA and the World Council of Credit Unions will sponsor “Shop for Miracles” this fall — a one-day fundraising campaign to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The event will help celebrate International Credit Union Day on Oct. 16, and includes a pledge from CO-OP Financial Services to provide matching funds through its Miracle Match program.

Credit Unions, Chapters Can Sponsor New Biz Kid$ Box Sets for CMN Hospitals

Credit unions and chapters can enhance the financial education opportunities for patients and families at the Northwest’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by sponsoring a specially designed box set of Biz Kid$ DVDs.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

OSU Federal’s internal campaign raises $27,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals; NW Preferred Federal Credit Union and its branch manager receive community-impact awards; Solarity Credit Union hires James Webb as vice president of retail lending; Jon Gramenz joins Oregonians Credit Union as commercial loan officer; Ed Roddy joins the business services team at WECU.

Credit Unions Raise $10 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 2013

CUNA and Credit Unions for Kids celebrate a fundraising milestone: In 2013, credit unions raised $10 million for their charity of choice and the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Deadline Approaches for Submitting 2013 Credit Unions for Kids Fundraising Proceeds

Proceeds from all Credit Unions for Kids events must be submitted to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by Friday, Jan. 24, in order to count toward 2013 fundraising goals.

Little Wagons and Big Checks Roll Into Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Nine Radio Flyer wagons full of toys for sick children and checks for the people who are trying to make them well are now on their way to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals throughout the Northwest, thanks to Credit Unions for Kids and the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Boardwalk of Miracles auction.

Credit Unions for Kids’ Holiday Icon Campaign Will Raise Funds for Children’s Miracle Network

It doesn’t matter if you choose a football, a light bulb or a jolly snowman — they’ll all help Credit Unions for Kids raise funds during the holiday season for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

No Need to Bid: These ‘Boardwalk of Miracles’ Photos Are Free!

Dozens of photos from the Northwest Credit Union Association’s “Boardwalk of Miracles” auction are now online. Bidders raised more than $130,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Were you there?

Boardwalk of Miracles Auction Raises $158,100 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

It started with silent bidding on everything from giant stuffed bears and bicycles to wine, whiskey, chocolate and coffee. It moved on to 16 special packages featuring vacation getaways, luxury shopping excursions and dream trips for sports fans. And when it was done, the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Boardwalk of Miracles auction raised $158,100 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Six Red Wagons, Hundreds of Toys, Smiles from Sick Children: Priceless

Other than meeting the “patient families” perhaps nothing results in more emotional and financial support for Credit Unions for Kids than the “Fleet of Little Red Wagons.” The tradition takes center stage at the Boardwalk of Miracles dinner and auction in Portland Oct. 9.

Helping Kids: It’s In Our “Jeans”

Miracle Jeans Day, the annual event where credit union employees support Credit Unions for Kids by donating $5 to wear jeans to work, takes place Sept. 18.

Miracle Jeans Day Scheduled for September 18

An increasingly popular fundraiser for Credit Unions for Kids unites credit unions nationally September 18, 2013. The annual Miracle Jeans Day allows employees to pay $5 to wear jeans to work, while a $25 donation also gets them a Miracle Jeans Day T-shirt.

September 30 Marks Deadline for 2013 CO-OP Miracle Match Applications

CO-OP Financial Services is offering $1 million in matching funds for credit unions planning fundraisers benefitting Credit Unions for Kids. The deadline to apply for the grants is September 30. CO-OP details the grant program in this week’s Strategic Link Partner article.

Wanted: Passionate Credit Unions for Kids Advocates Under 40

Applications are now being accepted from energetic, dedicated, capable credit union professionals to join the Young Leaders for Kids board, an under-40 national advisory board for Credit Unions for Kids.

Submit Funds to Credit Unions For Kids, Raise More Through Holiday Icon Campaign

The deadline for submitting funds raised for Credit Unions for Kids during the 2012 campaign year is Jan. 4, 2013, but credit unions still have time to pad their fundraising totals by joining the 17 Northwest credit unions already taking part in the Holiday Icon Campaign.

Fibre’s Miracle Jeans Day Efforts Raise More Than $6,000 for CMN Hospitals

After expanding the Miracle Jeans Day concept to encompass a full “Spirit of Giving” week, Fibre Federal Credit Union raised $6,600 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals last month, more than doubling its original goal.

Successful Miracle Jeans Day Sets Stage for Follow-Up Festivities at Convention

Thirty credit unions in Oregon and Washington took part in September’s Miracle Jeans Day fundraiser. Next Wednesday will be Miracle Jeans Day at Convention, giving Northwest credit union professionals another chance to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by dressing in denim.