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Community Involvement

Northland Accepts MCUL KeKe Challenge Northland Accepts MCUL KeKe Challenge

NAFCU team members recently participated in a “In My Feelings” KeKe video challenge to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network of hospitals. The Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) and Affiliates put forth this challenge to all Michigan Credit Unions, and will donate $500.00 for each video produced. The finished video can be viewed on Northland’s Facebook page.



Northland Sponsors 3rd Annual Veterans EventNorthland Team Sponsors 3rd Annual Message of Thanks Luncheon

Northland was one of the major participant sponsors in the third annual Message of Thanks Veteran’s event in Gaylord. Judy McKinley, Northland’s Gaylord Branch Manager who serves on the Message of Thanks Committee, spent countless hours preparing for this event.
The Message of Thanks luncheon offers veterans a chance for fellowship and conversation. A short presentation by Matt Barresi, retired Air Force veteran and executive director of the Gaylord Regional Airport was also given highlighting the history and mission of veterans. Door prizes, a bucket raffle and free haircuts were provided for veterans. Senator and veteran Jim Stamas was in attendance as well as US Rep and veteran Jack Bergman; who took a few minutes to address the attendees.
The event closed with a rifle squad team and the playing of taps by the Ralph Holewinski VFW Gaylord Post 1518. Proceeds from the event and raffle help to support the local VFW post. NAFCU’s roots are interconnected with veterans – in 1957 the credit union was formed on Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda.

Northland Raises over $16,000 for Relay for LifeNorthland raises over $16,000 for Relay for Life

Throughout the summer season, Northland Area Federal employees ramped up their Relay for Life fundraising efforts with multiple events to raise more than $16,000.00 to support the fight against cancer. Employees from all 15 Northland branches located in Northeast Michigan combined their efforts by hosting several fundraising events this year including, rummage sales, bake sales, a golf outing and a 24 hour event in West Branch.
Relay for Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Participants volunteer their time and efforts to commemorate the loved ones lost to cancer, raise awareness, and fight against cancer. Learn more about Relay for Life by visiting

NAFCU Raised $520 for Carol's Baby Pantry of OscodaNAFCU Raises funds for Carol's Baby Pantry of Oscoda

NAFCU put out a call for funds and needed fall items at the annual company picnic for Carol’s Baby Pantry and many responded generously. Following the picnic, the Oscoda branch continued collecting from members in the community. Northland wishes to thank all those that donated. Total amount raised was $520.00 as well as clothing, toys and supplies.
Carol’s Baby Pantry provides education, support, material necessities for local parents and families. They are located at 4171 Forest St. (by the Oscoda Library) Oscoda, MI 48750 and are open from 11am – 4pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.

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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