SouthPoint Financial Credit Union Raised $15,845.20 for Gillette Children’s Specialty Hospital through Chain of Hearts Campaign

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Sleepy Eye, MN – April 25, 2017– SouthPoint Financial Credit Union raised more than $10,000 from January 9, 2017 – February 28, 2017 for Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare through their Chain of Hearts Campaign, a fundraiser coordinated by the Minnesota Credit Unions for Kids program. The campaign raised money through the sale of paper links and hearts, which were personalized and linked together to form a chain displayed in each branch office. Through the generosity of CO-OP Financial Services, the money raised received another $5,000 as part of their Miracle Match program to achieve a total donation in excess of $15,000.

“We could not be more proud of our members for coming together to support this wonderful cause and organization. They truly embodied the cooperative spirit and show that the contributions of many combined together can have an enormous impact” said Brad Haynes, Retail Sales & Service Manager at SouthPoint.

SouthPoint Financial Credit Union’s Chain of Hearts is part of a statewide fundraising effort. Through this fundraiser, Credit Union for Kids, a sponsor program of the Children’s Miracle Network.

Credit Unions for Kids is a collaboration of credit unions, chapters, leagues and business partners engaged in fundraising activities to benefit Children’s Miracle Network-affiliate hospitals. All money raised through Minnesota’s Credit Unions for Kids (MnCU4Kids) program supports Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, helping kids with disabilities and chronic conditions. Gillette is based in St. Paul, with clinics located around the state. Credit Unions for Kids is a national program.

Children who have disabilities and complex medical needs – and their families – have been at the center of our mission at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare for more than 120 years.

If you would still like to donate, we are accepting any size donation. You can drop it off at any of our 5 locations; Sleepy Eye, Springfield, New Ulm, St. Peter or North Mankato.

SouthPoint Financial Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative that distributes profits among members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer and lower fees and higher savings rates. Membership is open to all residents and businesses in a 17-county area of southern Minnesota. For additional information visit or call 877-794-6712.

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