The Mitten Tree Campaign Results

Posted: December 6, 2016

Local Agencies Receive Winter Apparel Donations

WESTERN, WI—In November, WESTconsin Credit Union hosted its annual The Mitten Tree campaign to collect winter apparel and accessories and monetary donations for those in need as the winter season’s sub-zero temperatures set in.

Overall, 2,250 winter apparel and accessory items and $2,747.46 were gathered in support of this cause. Local distribution was made possible thanks to the following community partners.

  • Amery Office | Amery School District, Operation Christmas
  • Baldwin Office | Croix Valley Family Resource Center
  • Barron Office | Gift from the Heart Program
  • Chippewa Falls Office | The Spirit of Christmas
  • Eau Claire Office | Bolton Refuge House
  • Ellsworth Office | Pierce County Food Shelf
  • Hudson Office | Operation Help
  • Menomonie-Downtown Office | Boyceville Elementary
  • Menomonie-East Office | River Heights Elementary, Colfax Elementary, Ridgeland-Dallas Elementary
  • Menomonie-North Office | Wakanda Elementary
  • New Richmond Office | Grace Place, Head Start, Five Loaves Food Shelf
  • Prescott Office | Hometown Holidays, Prescott Food Shelf
  • River Falls Office | Bridget Church
  • Spring Valley Office | Spring Valley Food Shelf
Fundraising was promoted internally to credit union employees and externally to the general public. WESTconsin extends a sincere note of thanks to everyone who participated in giving and distributing donations. The need for basic life necessities continues to be high in our region. Those interested in offering additional help should contact their local charities and nonprofit organizations.

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