Service 1 participated in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in all branch communities during May and June, raising nearly $14,000 for cancer research! The "Too Inspired To Be Tired" teams set a goal of raising $10,000 for the cause, and easily surpassed that goal; VP of Lending and Relay participant Patti Eagles then followed through on her promise to donate her hair and have her head shaved for reaching the goal!
Service 1 took home awards for highest online fundraising amount, highest individual online donations (CEO Kim Bourdo), and the ACS "New Kids on the Block" award for being the top company for donations in our first year of participation.
Thank you to all those that supported the Service 1 team(s) and employees by donating to this worthy cause and purchasing "Too Inspired to Be Tired" tshirts (proceeds to Relay). We appreciate every one of you!
Relay For Life is a signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. In more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries, the event hosts thousands of participants, volunteers and supporters to help the American Cancer Society raise awareness and support individuals and their loved ones in the fight against cancer.
Our Muskegon Astro Kids Club members had a great time at our Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4th. The Easter Bunny even showed up!
Three teams from Service 1 FCU participated in the Muskegon Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bowl for Kids' Sake on March 7, 2015.
Together, we raised over $1,300 for this great cause!
A team from Service 1 FCU was “freezin’ for a reason” in the Polar Plunge for Michigan Special Olympics pn Saturday, February 7, 2015.
Over 260 jumpers total participated in the annual event. As a team, we raised over $3,400; as a community, over $70,000 was raised.
Our Mobile office participated in Brookley Complex's "5K on the Runway" on Saturday, November 22, 2014. The event benefited nearby Doyle Park.
Audrey, one of our team members, placed 3rd in her division!
Great job ladies!
Our Mobile Office collected money for Habitat for Humanity in September and will be participating in their 5k next year! Great job team!
Five Muskegon Service 1 team members participated in Shoreline Vision's 5K Run for Sight on August 30, 2014.
Credit Union employees and members participated in the 11th Annual Muskegon Walk for Diabetes on June 7th. With the support of our members and the community, we raised over $6,000 for this worthy cause. Thank you to everyone who helped us exceed our goal!
Three teams represented Service 1 FCU at the fifth annual Scrabble FUNdraiser for Read Muskegon on March 22nd. Read Muskegon provides one-on-one tutoring to help the estimated 31,000 adults who cannot read at a functional level in Muskegon County.
Learn more at www.readmuskegon.org.
Two teams representing Service 1 Federal Credit Union laced up their bowling shoes to help support a great cause, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore. The organization is holding their annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake Fundraiser throughout the month of March. Team Service 1 FCU participated in the event held on Saturday, March 8th at Sherman Bowling lanes. Together, the group raised over $800 for the charity.
Big Brothers Big Sister’s mission is to “provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.”
Money raised from this event will go directly into the BBBS Lakeshore program.
Service 1 FCU was a proud sponsor of the Muskegon Rescue Mission's "Soup for Suits" fundraising event held at Fricano's Event Center in Muskegon on February 11, 2014.
The event brought in a record number of community supporters who enjoyed a bread and soup luncheon in exchange for donations to the Rescue Mission.
Service 1 FCU team members had a great time waiting on and bussing tables for one of our favorite charities!
15 Team Service 1 FCU members took the Polar Plunge into a frigid Muskegon Lake on February 8, 2014 at Fricano's Event Center in Muskegon. The event had a record turn-out with 500 participants taking the plunge to raise money for Special Olympics of Michigan. These brave participants were "freezin' for a reason" and Team Service 1 FCU raised over $2,000 for the cause!
Muskegon, MI, February 6, 2014– For the 5th year in a row, a cooperative group of local Muskegon area credit unions joined together to conduct a food drive and fund raising campaign to benefit the LOVE, INC. and Muskegon Rescue Mission Food Pantries. The credit union community collected over 8,500 pounds of food donations, which went directly to the two local pantries.
“The credit union food drive is such a blessing,” said Charlene Spaulding, Volunteer Coordinator, at Muskegon Rescue Mission. “The work of your hands is far beyond what we could have imagined. Thank you!”
Community members were challenged to help us “Fill Our Truck” by dropping off food, personal care and non-perishable items to the following 13 participating credit unions of the MOON Chapter during November and December 2013: Best Financial Credit Union, Family Financial CU, First General CU, Harborlight CU, Lakeshore FCU, Michigan Coastal CU, Muskegon Co-op FCU, Muskegon Governmental CU, SB Community FCU, Port City FCU, Service 1 FCU, Shoreline FCU, and Tri-Cities CU.
The partnering credit unions would like to thank the community for their outstanding support of the 2013 Credit Union Food Drive. Team members of each credit union enjoyed working together on this cooperative campaign to help feed adults and children in West Michigan.