CoVantage Cares pledges $125K match for donations during drive

The CoVantage Cares Foundation is in the midst of its annual two-week fundraising campaign that kicked off last week on what is known nationally as Giving Tuesday.

The foundation, a public charity established by Antigo, Wis.-based CoVantage Credit Union, will match up to $125,000 all funds generated through Dec. 11.

CoVantage staff selected local non-profit organizations from several communities the credit union serves to receive funding from this year’s campaign.

Contribution can be made at any CoVantage branch. CoVantage members can also make online donations through MyCoVantage.

Charities selected to receive funding from the third-annual Giving Tuesday initiative and their sponsoring CoVantage branches include: Crystal Theatre in Crystal Falls, Iron Amateur Hockey Association in Iron River and the Love Lights Tree Program in Menominee; along with in Wisconsin the United Way of Langlade County in Antigo; Look Good, Feel Better Program in Elcho; Crandon Police Department K9 Unit in Crandon; KIN Youth Program in Rhinelander; Wolf River Habitat for Humanity in Shawano; Catholic Charities in Wausau, Weston, Rib Mountain and Rothschild; and Interfaith Food Pantry in Stevens Point.

For more information, go to www.covantagecu.org/cares.

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