The holiday season is exciting and magical in so many ways, but for the over 6,000 youth facing
homelessness in Minnesota on any given night - it may feel nothing like that. That's why we hope to
count on you again this year as our 3rd Annual Giving Tree fundraiser kicks off on Wednesday, November
1st. We are collecting donations again for Hope4Youth & Avenues
for Youth, which support homeless youth in our communities.
Donations will be accepted at any of our five branches from November 1st - December 31st. We have a
list below of their top needs. Monetary donations will also be accepted.
Top Needs Requests (new items only):
NEW Women’s Yoga Pants (L-3X)
NEW Sweatpants (XS – 3X)
NEW Hoodies and Sweatshirts (S-3X)
Gas Gift cards
Target Gift cards
Walmart Gift cards
Reusable Water Bottles
Diapers (sizes 3, 4, 5, or 6) no Huggies please
Body & Face Wash
Cell Phone Chargers
Charging Bricks for Phones
Emergency Car Kits
Please reach out with any questions by phone at 763.422.0290, in a branch, or using AHCUface2face.
Thank You AHCU Members!
Through your dedication to supporting local student by using your Spirit Debit Card, 5% of the
transaction fees were awarded in 2023 to local schools allowing students the opportunity to
participate in healthy activities.
2023 Frozen Classic
Each year, the foundation joins together at Topgolf with supporters from the credit union industry.
With over 71 registered golfers spanning 13 credit unions, the MN Credit Union Network & 12 vendors,
the Spirit Foundation received over $21,000 in contribution. These donations help make student
scholarships available as well as help local activity boosters through the school year.
Thank you Sponsors!
for better booster club fundraising!
The AHCU Spirit Foundation supports local fundraising using the no-fee giving platform,
NetGiver which ensures 100% of a donation reaches your
No fees on donations, increased ease of use, all on a convenient mobile or desktop
Did you know that an average of 7% of a donor's gift is lost in every donation? NetGiver is
When using NetGiver provided by AHCU, donors can give freely and confidently to your booster club
knowing that 100% of the donation reaches the club. There is no cost to you or the
donor for using NetGiver.
SHOW SUPPORT FOR ANY NONPROFIT.
Gain support for your booster club from the student's friends and family, with ease from one app.
ALL DONATIONS, ONE LOCATION
Less worrying, more giving, NetGiver tracks the donations you've received and and donations can
be made in a matter of seconds!
SAFE AND SECURE
Feel confident when you ask others to give. What matters to you, matters to us, and the charitable
gifts you receive are supported by AHCU.
At a time where so many of our neighbors and friends are facing new challenges, AHCU and credit unions
across Minnesota are coming together to do what credit unions do best: support our community!
What Your Club Gets:
100% FEE-FREE DONATIONS:
No fees on donations, increased ease of use, all on a convenient mobile or desktop platform.
Downloading is easy from the app store.
OPTIONAL MARKETING MATERIALS
Communicating with your donors is an important component of your development initiatives. We’ve
created a few pieces of collateral for your organization to use when sharing the opportunity for 100%
donations. Please feel free to click on the assets below
to download and distribute.
DASHBOARD & ANALYTICS
Track your progress as often as you want and provide up-to-date information at booster club meetings or
through your regular update emails.
Ready to Enroll Your Booster Club in NetGiver?
Checklist for Enrollment:
- Mission Statement
- Online Banking Information or Routing Number & Account Number*.
Learn More in This Video:
Other Helpful Resources:
Nonprofit Enrollment & Authentication Information
NetGiver for Nonprofits
*Choose From Two Payment Methods:
Connect Using Instant Authentication With Your AHCUdigital Credentials:
One way to verify your account is by providing the username and password that you use for
AHCUdigital. NetGiver uses Plaid to
verify your account information. You will be prompted to add your AHCUdigital username and
password (or other identifying information) after you have selected Anoka Hennepin Credit Union.
If you’re having any trouble with this, the best thing to do will be to reach out to AHCU. Alternatively, follow the directions for
Micro Deposits below.
- Connect Using Micro Deposits With Your AHCU Account Information:
When prompted, search for AHCU, but do not select it. Scroll to the bottom of the
screen and select “Link with Account Numbers”.
Follow the process and supply the requested information. You will be sent two small deposits to your
AHCU account to verify ownership (these will be less than $1 each).
Micro Deposits take between 1-2 business days and appear as two separate items in your account.
You'll be able to check on the amounts by calling AHCU, looking at your online account activity or on your periodic
Once you have these amounts, you can visit app.netgiverapp.com to continue the process and verify your
Looking For More Information?
For parents or school ADs who have additional questions about using NetGiver and your club is an
already established 501(c)3., please complete the form below or reach out to:
By Phone: 763.422.0290
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At AHCU, we take the security of our members very seriously. We have encouraged you to
not share your online banking credentials with untrusted parties, and we continue to stand by
that. NetGiver is a charitable giving platform, trusted by AHCU so that we can support our
members in direct, fee-free donations to the nonprofits of your choice.
When enrolling in NetGiver, you will be asked to provide your AHCUdigital
username and password. NetGiver works with our online platform to provide a safe experience for
you, our members. We feel confident that our NetGiver partner takes every precaution to keep
your information secure and encourage you to read NetGiver’s privacy philosophy.
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