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Community Involvement

NAFCU Raising Funds for CMN Through SeptemberNAFCU is accepting donations for Children's Miracle Network through September

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada.  Donations stay local to help kids in our community. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and its supporters have raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at time. 

Northland Area Federal Credit Union is accepting donations through the month of September.  Please  help with this important effort by making a donation at Northland Area Federal Credit Union. Your donation matters.

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1st Annual Relay for Life Golf OutingFirst Annual Relay for Life Golf Outing

Northland Area Federal Credit Union recently held its 1st Annual Relay for Life Golf Outing at the Cedar Valley Golf Club in Comins, Michigan.  Despite the threat of rain fourteen teams showed up for some fun and competition to raise money for a great cause.  Many local businesses graciously donated fun prizes for winners and registered golfers. Northland staff had a great time golfing and supporting the event. Nearly $1,400 was raised to fight cancer that day!

Follow us on Facebook to stay tuned for our 2019 2nd Annual RFL NAFCU golf outing and help us fight cancer and beat our previous record!

Mike Palumbo Receives Howard Spencer Volunteer Activist AwardMike Palumbo Receives Howard Spencer Volunteer Activist Award from MCUL

Our very own Chairman of the Board, Mike Palumbo, has been awarded the 2018 Howard Spencer Volunteer Activist Award. Mr. Palumbo received this honor for his political and legislative work within the credit union industry. He was presented this award during the MCUL 2018 Government Affairs Conference. He plans on using this award as an example to help new board members understand the significance of prioritizing what is best for the credit union member. We are proud of our employees and volunteers for their continued support and investment to our communities.

Northland Relay for Life Rummage Sales Raise $700Branches Participate in Rummage Sales for Relay for Life

They say, "one man's trash is another man's treasure." This spring four Northland branches held rummage sales to sell used items to raise money for Relay for Life.  Mio, Harrisville, West Branch, and Hale branches each held a sale in their market area.  Their combined efforts raised over $700 to support Relay for Life!

To learn more about Relay for Life and how you can help please talk to one of our member service representatives or visit

Northland Sponsors Grayling Robotics TeamNorthland Sponsors Robotics Team

Our Grayling branch manager, Matt Shaw mentored a group of Grayling students who participated in a Robotics team called the “Robo Vikes 6121”. This talented group of students won a multitude of awards and qualified and competed at the FIRST World Championship in Detroit, MI. At this championship, they won 38th out of 58 teams on their field.
Many students were able to gain scholarship awards and this event was a life-changing experience for these students.  We are proud to be able to support such a wonderful, talented group of students!

Its a bird! Its a plane...Its a bird! Its a plane...

Earlier this month in honor of Money Smart Week, Northland staff visited The Chosen Ranch Community Center in Lincoln, MI and displayed their super saving powers to youth and adults.
Northland Super-Savers (Mike McParlan, Wendy Lee, Jenn Agtergael, Kelly Evans and Matt Duthler) spoke on the power of saving early and investing as well. Attendees left with money-saving knowledge and handouts to start them on their own paths to becoming Super Savers.
The Chosen Ranch is a home for children needing a chance. Children between the ages of eight and eighteen who are orphaned, abused, neglected, or homeless can find support there. NAFCU encourages anyone who needs support from The Chosen Ranch or would like to get involved, to contact them at

Newpapers In EducationCarrie Burr presents a check to the Alpena News for Newspapers in Education

Carrie Burr, Assistant Branch Manager at the Lending Center in Alpena presented a $541 check to the Alpena News to support its longstanding Newspapers in Education Program. The check was presented at Alpena's Lincoln Elementary School where several classrooms use the newspaper each week to supplement their lessons on reading the written word.  Northland is excited to support the Alpena News to provide Newspapers in Education to 11 area schools.