MSUFCU Desk Drawer Fund raffle Q3 winner receives $12,340
EAST LANSING, MI (September 5, 2023) — MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) and the Desk Drawer Fund Foundation are excited to announce the winner of the Q3 2023 Desk Drawer Fund Member Raffle. On Friday, Aug. 25, Desk Drawer Fund Vice Chair Elliott Daniels drew the winning ticket, announcing Yamil Torres as the latest raffle winner. Torres received $12,340 as the raffle prize.
“I’ve been purchasing Desk Drawer Fund Raffle tickets since December, hoping for the chance to win,” Torres said. “I am excited to have won and plan to use the funds toward a new house.”
Throughout the year, MSUFCU and Oakland University Credit Union members have a chance to win up to $20,000 in the quarterly Desk Drawer Fund Member Raffles when they purchase raffle tickets at any Credit Union branch. The third-quarter raffle saw 1,234 tickets sold, raising a total of $24,680. With a portion of the funds going to one lucky winner each quarter, the other half of the funds raised are donated back to the communities the Foundation and the Credit Unions serve. In 2022, the Desk Drawer Fund donated more than $487,000 to philanthropic causes and organizations.
“The Desk Drawer Fund, the Credit Union’s foundation, supports and strengthens local arts, youth programs, financial education, entrepreneurial organizations, and stable housing in our communities,” said April Clobes, President/CEO at MSUFCU. “By purchasing a $20 raffle ticket, Credit Union members become a difference maker in our community and help us lead the initiative to make a positive impact for the people and places we care deeply about. This raffle is an opportunity for us to raise funds for the Foundation while also giving one lucky Credit Union member an opportunity to win and give back each quarter.”
Members will have another chance to win when fourth-quarter raffle tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. 30.
For more information on the Desk Drawer Fund and to donate, visit deskdrawerfund.org, call 517-333-2299, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Desk Drawer Fund Manager Samantha Willett presents the Q3 2023 Desk Drawer Fund Member Raffle winner Yamil Torres with his prize.
About Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU)
Founded in 1937, MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards, including being named a Best Credit Union to Work For® by American Banker for the sixth year, a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press for 13 consecutive years, and a National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® winner for seven consecutive years. MSUFCU has also been certified as a Great Place to Work® for 10 consecutive years and has been recognized by the Credit Union National Association, earning first place for the people-helping-people philosophy Louise Herring Award. MSUFCU is headquartered in East Lansing, Mich., and has 23 branches, over 350,000 members, $7.61 billion in assets, and more than 1,100 employees. For more information, visit msufcu.org.
About Desk Drawer Fund
Founded in 2019, the Desk Drawer Fund is a foundation supporting the MSU Federal Credit Union and Oakland University Credit Union communities. It provides community-oriented opportunities for members, employees, and businesses to contribute to the public well-being through five philanthropic pillars — Arts and Culture, Stable Housing, Empowering Youth, Financial Education, and Fostering Entrepreneurialism. For more than four years, the Foundation and its donors have granted more than $450,000 annually, supporting nonprofit organizations that are vital to our communities. To contribute to the Foundation or learn more, visit deskdrawerfund.org.