Black Hills FCU Employees Give Back to their Community this April
Working to make a difference in their community, employees at Black Hills Federal Credit Union organized a variety projects this April to benefit the Readiatrics Book Drive, Big Brothers Big Sisters and area domestic violence centers.
Working to promote youth literacy in their community, employees collected and donated more than 1,200 books to the Readiatrics Book Drive. The annual Drive distributes new and gently used books to children experiencing family and medical crises throughout Western South Dakota.
“We are grateful to our staff and members for their support of this wonderful community event every year,” said Laura Lytle, chair of BHFCU’s Community Action Team project to benefit the Readiatrics Book Drive. “Through their donations, we hope to encourage students in our community to develop a life-long love of reading and learning.”
Employees also raised more than $1,650 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills through a jeans day contributions and a special fundraiser. Additionally, they donated much needed supplies and more than $1,000 to area domestic violence centers across the state.
This May, BHFCU’s employees and members are participating in Community Action Team projects to benefit the Sioux Falls Family Visitation Center, local animal shelters and more.
With support from its members, BHFCU’s employee-led Community Action Team contributes to and volunteers with more than 60 local, charitable organizations and causes through the Black Hills FCU Charitable Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, every year. You can get involved with and stay up-to-date on all of BHFCU’s projects by following BHFCU on Facebook.