Diversified Members Credit Union Gives Back To The Communities We Serve
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2016 Charity Efforts
Shades of Pink
In April, DMCU employees and their families participated in “A Walk at the Zoo” event at the Detroit Zoo. $2,613.00 benefited the Shades of Pink Foundation supporting breast cancer patients and their families.
Relax, Refresh, Renew Basket
In May, DMCU conducted a raffle for members to enter to win a “Relax, Refresh and Renew” basket with the proceeds benefiting Haven of Oakland County ($300) and YWCA interim House of Detroit ($700). DMCU employees also donated numerous toiletries for the women residents of both facilities as they are shelters for abused women and their children.
Backpack and School Supplies Drive
In August, DMCU employees and members collected over 30 backpacks and numerous school supplies and donated them to the YWCA Interim House.
Gleaners Food Bank Drive
During September, DMCU employees and its members collected over 3,400 pounds of food and over $1,000.00 in monetary donations to purchase milk for Gleaners Food Bank. This donation provided meals to more than 2,800 families throughout Southeast Michigan. Finally, nine DMCU employees donated their time at the Detroit Gleaners location packing food items for transport in October.
Pink Friday Bake Sale
On Friday, October 14, DMCU supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing Pink and conducting a Bake Sale at all four locations. Collectively, the branches raised over $1,100 to benefit the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Holiday Basket and Clothing Drive
In November, DMCU conducted a raffle for members to enter to win a “Holiday Themed” basket with the proceeds benefiting the Capuchin Kitchen of Detroit ($800). DMCU employees and members also collected new hats, scarves and gloves during the month and donated them to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen as well. DMCU employees also volunteered serving breakfast and lunch at the kitchen on their own time.
96.3 FM WDVD’s Cares for Kids Radiothon
On November 17, DMCU was the presenting sponsor of 96.3 FM WDVD’s annual “Cares for Kids” radiothon benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network of Beaumont Children’s Hospital. DMCU donated $5,000 to the cause and a dozen DMCU employees volunteered to work the phones in the phone bank.
Toy and Gift Drive
In December, DMCU members and staff collected unwrapped gifts and donated them to the City of Detroit’s Cops for Tots program, Haven of Oakland County and the YWCA Interim House. Six DMCU employees volunteered at The Interim House assisting with preparing their holiday celebration.
City of Detroit Fire Department
DMCU donated a brand new industrial power washer along with ten executive office chairs to the City of Detroit’s Fire Department located at Mt. Elliot and East Lafayette Boulevard.
Financial Donations Were Made to the Following Charities in 2016:
Detroit Main Office | 313.568.5000
CAYMC | 313.202.9388
Novi | 248.277.3628
Clawson | 248.435.0950
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