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2018 Community Giveback

We are thrilled to have been so successful in 2017 that we are able to giveback to the community again this year. We will be awarding (3) nonprofits in the area $5,000 before the end of the year. Official details below. 

Thank You for Voting! The winners will be announced December 21, Live on Facebook!

 

 

Camp Shout Out

Muskegon Waves

Overcoming Barriers

Carol's Ferals

Pet Tales Rescue

Waves of Hope

Faithful to Felines

Embrace Books

Crash's Landing

Muskegon Rescue Mission

Vote for your favorite video / nonprofit!
Camp Shout Out
Muskegon Waves
Overcoming Barriers Inc.
Carol's Ferals
Pet Tales Rescue
Waves of Hope
Faithful to Felines
Embrace Books
Crash's Landing
Muskegon Rescue Mission

 

Congratulations to our 2017 winners!

1. Heaven Can Wait

2. Wings of Mercy

3. Agewell Services (Meals on Wheels)

 

Timeline:
November 25, 2018 at Midnight = videos due from the top 10 nonprofits for voting
November 27, 2018 – December 18, 2018 at 5:00pm = voting by the community to determine the top 3 nonprofits
December 21, 2018 = top 3 nonprofit announcements

Official Rules:
Nominations were taken from the community on Facebook, but had to fall under the qualifications listed below.

  • Nonprofits have to be headquartered in our field of membership: Muskegon, Ottawa, Oceana, Newaygo and Kent Counties
  • Cannot have won in the past – previous winners are listed above.
  • Have to be a certified nonprofit and registered with the State of Michigan
  • Will have to submit a YouTube video of 1 minute or less to be displayed on the BFCU website for voting purposes
  • No purchase necessary to enter or win this contest
  • Board & Supervisory Committee Members, staff and their immediate family members are not eligible.
  • Winners may receive a Form 1099 from BFCU. Any taxes and fees associated with acceptance of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
  • Winners will have 14 days to confirm their prize. Failure to do so could result in the winners forfeiture of his or her right to claim a prize. All selections final.
  • The BFCU 2018 Community Giveback runs from 11.2.18 to 12.18.18.
  • Acceptance of a prize constitutes authorization to use the winners name and/or photograph in future literature or articles for publication and/or social media without compensation.
  • Prizes are nontransferable.
  • BFCU reserves the right to change the rules at any time without prior notice and reserves the right to disqualify any organization who fails to comply with the rules.
  • Federally insured by the NCUA