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Community Support

Our Commitment is Our Community

We are committed to supporting our local communities, where our members live, work, learn, and play.

1st MidAmerica has been consistently recognized in and out of the industry for an outstanding commitment to its members and communities. The credit union has been twice recognized by the RiverBend Growth Association as a Captain of the RiverBend for community support. The Credit Union National Association gave a second place recognition in the Community Credit Union of the Year Award program. And at the state level, 1st MidAmerica has been honored with first place awards for youth and adult financial education as well as community support.

Sponsorships and Donations

In addition to our CU in the Community program, we also give charitable contributions and sponsor area organizations throughout the year. If your organization is interested in a donation or sponsorship, please see the guidelines and procedures below.

Guidelines and Procedures:

  1. All requests must fill out our Donation and Sponsorship Form and submit an event flyer or a formal letter of request.
  2. Requests must be received at least 3 weeks prior to event.
    We cannot guarantee request fulfillment without proper advance notification.
    Most donation requests are filled with monetary donations, gift cards, or 1st MidAmerica CU merchandise.
  3. Donation and Sponsorship Form and event flyer can be submitted 3 ways:
    1. Scan and email:
    2. Drop the form and flyer off to any branch location
    3. Mail form and flyer to:

      1st MidAmerica Credit Union
      Attn: Community Relations
      731 E. Bethalto Drive
      Bethalto, IL 62010

Some of the organizations supported within 1st MidAmerica communities:

Habitat for HumanityRotary ClubUnited WayRelay for LifeSalvation Army
Patches and BadgesMarch of DimesPublic LibrariesBoys and Girls ClubsCrisis Food Center
RiverBend Head StartSt. Anthony’s HospitalCatholic Children’s HomeVeterans of Foreign WarsSenior Services Plus
Nature InstituteHospice ProgramsKiwanisZonta ClubAdopt a Family
American Diabetes AssociationBoy Scouts of AmericaAmerican Heart AssociationCommunity Hope CenterAmerican Red Cross
Special OlympicsAutism SpeaksYWCA/YMCAGirl ScoutsHumane Societies
Police Benevolent FundsBig Brother Big SisterMadison County Child Advocacy CenterAlton Athletic AssociationParks & Recreation Departments
CenterstoneAlton Area Animal Aid AssociationBeverly Farm FoundationOasis Women’s CenterRonald McDonald House

CU in the Community

On the last Friday and Saturday of each month, you will see many of our employees wearing jeans and logo “CU in the Community” shirts. CU in the Community allows our employees to wear jeans on the designated days in exchange for a $5/month donation. Each month, the donation is sent to a different organization with a letter regarding our program. In 2020, more than $9,000 was donated to the community through this program.

Community Reinvestment Notice

About 1st MidAmerica

As a 1st MidAmerica member, you are a shareholder and owner of a cooperative financial institution, a credit union. This primary advantage to credit union membership is just the beginning. In addition, 1st MidAmerica offers a host of services to help you simplify the management of your finances.

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