Royal Credit Union Foundation announces $100,000 gift to the Boys and Girls Club of Chippewa Falls
EAU CLAIRE, WIS (June 30, 2022) — The Royal Credit Union Foundation made a $100,000 gift to the Boys and Girls Club of Chippewa Falls in support of the Club’s relocation and renovation. The expanded Club will be able to serve more youth and families in the Chippewa Falls area as well as provide green space and indoor and outdoor activity areas for children in the Club. The new Chippewa Falls Club is already at capacity to serve 100 kids a day using the existing spaces. When all the facility additions are complete, the Chippewa Falls Club facility will be able to serve up to 200 Club Kids a day. The newly renovated Club will also provide much needed accessibility and safety upgrades.
“We are very grateful to RCU Foundation for their generous support of this important project. The Chippewa Falls Boys & Girls Clubs is uniquely impacting youth during crucial out-of-school hours with diverse, fun and inclusive programming that impacts their academic success, career choices, mental health, healthy lifestyles, and good character. It’s an unparalleled investment, and we’re so grateful for this vital support.” said Ann Kaiser, CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley.
The Boys and Girls Club of Chippewa Falls Club has a mission of inspiring and enabling all youth to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. “The Royal Credit Union Foundation supports programs that serve the youth and families in the communities where Royal Credit Union is located.” said John Sackett, President of the Royal Credit Union Foundation Board. “We are honored to donate to the Boys and Girls Club of Chippewa falls because their support helps young people, their families, the schools, and the wider community.” Funds from the RCU Foundation will be used for the Family Communication Center in the newly remodeled Chippewa Falls Club.
About Royal Credit Union Foundation
The Royal Credit Union Foundation (Foundation) was established in 2012 to support organizations and initiatives in communities where Royal Credit Union operates in western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota. The Foundation focuses on large-scale, capital projects that help build community and create the spaces where people come together. Focus areas include education, health, and the arts. The Foundation hosts the annual Rock the Riverfront-Charity Classic event in Eau Claire. Currently, it has awarded more than $7 million in grants. Contact email@example.com for more information.
About Royal Credit Union
Royal Credit Union is a federally insured credit union proudly serving over 250,000 Members in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Royal is driven by a core ideology built on a strong purpose and values. You can open an account or apply for a low-rate loan at Royal Credit Union if you live or work in 26 counties in western Wisconsin or 16 counties in Minnesota. Counties served in Wisconsin include Adams, Ashland, Bayfield, Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Lincoln, Marathon, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Washburn, and Wood. Counties served in Minnesota include Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Olmsted, Pine, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Wabasha, Washington, Winona and Wright. Realtors in the state of Wisconsin or Minnesota are also eligible to join the credit union. Visit rcu.org or call Royal Credit Union at 800-341-9911 for more information.