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After a year of internal fundraising, LAFCU’s Giving Committee recently presented $21,568 in donations to three lucky charities: Capital Area United Way ($8,923), Ele’s Place-Capital Region ($6,322.50) and The House of Promise ($6,322.50).

 LAFCU’s Giving Committee organized dress down days, auctions and other events for LAFCU employees to raise funds for benefiting Greater Lansing and Shiawassee County charities. To support employee efforts, the credit union contributed $5,000.

“We are incredibly proud of our employees and the impact they make every day in our communities,” said Amanda Seger, LAFCU accounting manager and chairperson of the Giving Committee. “Small donations made throughout the year can really add up. This is just one way we demonstrate our philosophy of People Helping People.”

Selection of recipient organizations is based on employee suggestions. This ensures the program benefits causes that employees truly care about.

“We are so grateful to LAFCU and its employees,” said Nick Lynch, Capital Area United Way vice president, fund development. “This generosity will help many in our community.”


Chartered in 1936, LAFCU is a not-for-profit financial cooperative open for membership to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Michigan and to businesses and other entities located in Michigan. The credit union serves more than 67,000 members and holds nearly $750 million in assets. LAFCU offers a comprehensive range of financial products and services as well as an expanding complement of financial technology solutions. Members enjoy benefits such as low fees, low interest rates on loans, high yields on savings, discounts, knowledgeable employees and nationwide access to fee-free ATMs and ITMs. A recipient of the national Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award for credit unions, LAFCU enriches the communities it serves by supporting many organizations and causes. To learn more about LAFCU, call 800.748.0228 or visit