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CUForward Day - October 10, 2022

We are spreading kindness to our local schools!

CU FORWARD Day is a Minnesota credit union initiative dedicated to volunteering and giving back to their communities. On Monday, October 10, Novation will once again participate in both Oakdale and Hutchinson. 

To say THANK YOU to our local Oakdale-area teachers, Novation is holding a school supply drive through October 7, 2022. Many teachers pay out of pocket throughout the school year when the initial back-to-school supplies are depleted. Below is a list of items that the districts are in need of to help supply classrooms:

  • Post-it® Notes
  • Facial Tissues
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Calculators
  • Highlighters
  • Notebooks
  • 3 Ring binders
  • Pool noodles (gym teacher)
  • $5 Gift Cards; ie. Target, Amazon, Walmart, etc.

Please drop off school supplies at our Oakdale branch location now through October 7, during business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

At our Hutchinson branch location, we will be holding a food drive through October 7, 2022 to help support the local schools' Backpack Food Program. Below is a list of food items that are packed in backpacks for students to take home:

  • Cereal—small, individual size boxes
  • Fruit cups/applesauce cups
  • Hot chocolate packets
  • 100% juice boxes
  • Pudding cups
  • Instant oatmeal packets
  • Kraft Easy Mac packets
  • Granola bars
  • "Jif To Go" peanut butter cups
  • Chef Boyardee cups
  • Beanee Weenee (7.75 oz)
  • Carnation Instant Breakfasts
  • Small boxes of raisins
  • Cheese & breadstick crackers
Please drop off food at our Hutchinson branch location now through October 7, during business hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.