Pine and Lakes ECHO Journal - July 11, 2022 - The 2022 recipient of the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation’s Award in Philanthropy is Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union.
The award recognizes the efforts of an individual, couple, family or organization that has significantly contributed to the field of philanthropy.
The award will be presented during the BLACF annual dinner July 14 at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. Anyone is welcome to attend the event; tickets and sponsorships can be reserved at www.communitygiving.org/events.
MMFCU was named the 2022 recipient because of their generosity and support of the Brainerd lakes area. MMFCU is a member-owned financial cooperative, and their impact in the Brainerd lakes area is something they are very proud of, according to a BLACF news release
MMFCU donates $1 per member annually. With over 53,000 members, that amount creates an impact in the community. The allocation of donations is decided by local staff through social responsibility committees in the communities Mid Minnesota services, including Pequot Lakes, Brainerd, Baxter and Crosby.