Kindness Counts Pass It On! is a spirit embraced throughout our organization that employees proudly share among others. This spirit and the philosophy of people helping people, guides our leaders and encourages our employees to get involved in community and charitable activities and worthwhile causes. Listed below, are many ways of giving back to the communities and members we serve.
Sponsorships, Donations & Charitable Giving
- Youth arts, sports
- Clubs and organizations
- Other community events
Request a Donation or Sponsorship
WESTconsin uses an online portal called Donation Xchange to process your donation or sponsorship request. There are many benefits we are excited for you to experience by using Donation Xchange!
- Safely and securely submit your request online, no need to stop into a WESTconsin office.
- Create a profile for your organization which safely stores your Tax ID number and all previous requests.
- Stay informed of the status of your request while in process and receive alerts via email as soon as a decision is made.
Please complete and submit your request at least 2 weeks prior to your event and your local office will get back to you with a response.
Financial coaches can assist members with more basic financial skills such as balancing a checkbook, creating a budget, or setting up a savings plan. They are also a valuable resource to help with longer term goals like getting out of debt, reaching financial milestones, or preparing for retirement. Each year, our financial coaches dedicate over 40,000 hours to help over 25,000 members!
We support and provide many financial education resources to our local schools and the general public, including:
- Making the Right Money Moves
- Mad City Money and classroom presentations
- Budget or Bust board game
- $MARTCU office locations in high schools
- Online financial calculators
- Financial Coaching provided by a trained financial coach
- $12,000 in scholarships awarded each year
- So much more!
Kindness Counts Activities
Many thank-you and celebratory recognitions are hosted by WESTconsin Offices throughout the year involving fun games, gifts and treats such as Cooperative Month, June Dairy Month, Hot Cocoa Day and Lemonade Day.
Hosted in the spring and summer to help local food pantries.
INTERNATIONAL CREDIT UNION DAY
Held annually the third Thursday in October, recognizes and celebrates the founding principles of credit unions and the impact shared across the world.
During the month of April, this campaign benefits local youth organizations. We have partnered with local theatre programs, photography clubs, visited classrooms to do financial presentations and community service projects.
SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVES
Hosted in late summer to benefit our local schools.
CHOCOLATE BAR SALES
Benefit local organizations such as Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, humane societies, theatre arts groups, youth agriculture organizations and clubs.
THE MITTEN TREE
Hosted in November to make sure our communities are prepared for the winter months with proper winter apparel.
CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK HOSPITAL FUNDRAISERS
Each year, we host two fundraising efforts—Chain of Hearts in February and Miracle Jeans Days in September.