Mill City Credit Union awards $1,000 to local do-gooder

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 7, 2017) — Mill City Credit Union (CU) has announced the winner of its most recent Making the Greater Good Even Greater give-back campaign. The winner, non-profit organization Loaves and Fishes, was awarded $1,000 from the credit union.

The mission of Loaves and Fishes is to serve free, nutritious meals to people in need in an atmosphere of hospitality at site locations where the need is greatest. They are always guided by their vision that all people, regardless of socioeconomic, cultural or ethnic background, deserve to meet their basic needs for food, dignity and respect. The $1,000 donation from Mill City CU will allow Loaves and Fishes to serve over 400 meals to people in need.

About Mill City Credit Union

Mill City Credit Union, formerly General Mills Federal Credit Union, has exclusively served General Mills, Inc. for nearly 80 years. Since October 2014, along with General Mills employees, retirees and their families nationwide, Mill City Credit Union now exceptionally serves individuals who live, work, worship, volunteer, attend school, or conduct business in Carver, Hennepin, Meeker, McLeod, and Wright counties in Minnesota. Always leading edge in service and delivery, Mill City Credit Union continues its commitment to strengthen the financial well-being of more than 23,000 member/owners across the country.

About Making the Greater Good Even Greater

Making the Greater Good Even Greater is a campaign that honors the credit union philosophy of “people helping people” and inspires charitable giving throughout the Twin Cities area. Community members can nominate their favorite non-profit or small business through Mill City CU’s Greater Good program webpage. Nominations are accepted year-round, and eligible nominees are entered into a Facebook contest. The non-profit and small business with the most likes at the end of a specified voting period are declared the winners and awarded $1,000 each. Since August 2015, Mill City CU has awarded nearly $28,000 to 17 non-profits and 15 small businesses through the campaign.

To be eligible, small business or non-profit organizations must have total net revenue of less than $500,000 on their last IRS filing or an IRS 501c3 tax exemption status. They must also operate in Carver, Hennepin, McLeod, Meeker, or Wright County. Additional details can be found online.


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