June 23, 2021
Following months of planning, the ground was blessed and broken on Sunday, June 6th in a ceremonial launch of the first “Veterans Build” in the Crow River Chapter for Habitat for Humanity. As schedules are put into motion later this summer, a slab will be laid and construction will begin; ultimately providing safe and affordable housing for a veteran in the community.
January 1, 2021
The American Red Cross is recognizing MidCountry Bank, headquartered in Bloomington, MN, for supporting the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces Program through a commitment of $100,000. This gift enables the Red Cross to provide emergency communications, family services and hospital support to service members, veterans and their families.
October 19, 2020
For a second year, MidCountry Bank has provided a financial grant to Folds of Honor, an organization that provides scholarships to family members of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled while serving our country on active duty. This year’s fundraising event surpassed its goals, raising over $500,000 for this important cause. MidCountry donated $50,000 to this organization for Minnesota military families.
PenFed Foundation Receives $100,000 Donation from MidCountry Bank To Further Mission of Financially Empowering Military Community
September 28, 2020
The PenFed Foundation, a national 501(c)3 founded by PenFed Credit Union, announced it received a generous $100,000 donation from MidCountry Bank to empower military members, veterans and caregivers with financial stability and opportunity. The funds will be used to provide members of the military community with emergency financial assistance, help veterans achieve the dream of home ownership and support investments in veteran entrepreneurs.
August 13, 2020
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) was founded in 1990 with a mission to end homelessness for those who served our country. Since its inception, the efforts of MACV have effectively cut our homeless veteran population in half in the state, but the need is still great. MidCountry Bank has renewed its support of this effort with a $100,000 donation intended to fund programs that help homeless veterans with individualized plans to gain stability and eventual independence.
Central Minnesota Chapter of Habitat for Humanity and MidCountry Bank Partner on Veterans Build Project
July 30, 2020
Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity and MidCountry Bank have renewed their partnership to build safe and affordable homes for military veterans and their families. A $100,000 grant made by MidCountry Bank in July marks its second engagement with Habitat in Central Minnesota, and brings total bank contributions to this initiative to $175,000. “We are so grateful for MidCountry’s care and support of service member causes, and of course this major gift and partnership in our local community. This provides important funding to complete our second Veterans Build in the area and anchor funding for a third. Our vision is to continue to serve the need for homes for veterans in the years to come,” commented Rick Nelson, Central Minnesota Habitat’s Executive Director.
July 28, 2020
MidCountry Bank has been a longtime supporter of the YMCA programs in Minnesota, with contributions of time, talent and financial support reaching back over 18 years. While all the programs it supports are varied and valued in the communities served, the Veteran Outreach program, piloted in 2016, drew special interest for MidCountry Bank. This unique program supports service members, military families and veterans with free and discounted programming, resources for mental health and brain injury support in conjunction with the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, and service project coordination with the local VA Medical Center and Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV). To further its mission, MidCountry Bank made a $100,000 grant in late June, providing critical funding at a time when the need is especially great. The growing program is currently serving over 900 veterans and family members.
February 25, 2020
MidCountry Bank is one of forty Community Champions that worked with hundreds of organizations in their communities, providing funding, volunteers, materials, supplies, or food for their neighbors. Recipients of the recognition range in size from small community banks to large banks with multiple branches.
December 3, 2019
MidCountry Bank is proud to support the 2019 Toy for Tots Drive with a corporate donation of $25,000, making the holiday a little brighter for area families. Representatives of our organization presented the check from the Kare 11 backyard broadcast on December 3. A special thanks to the Unites States Marine Corp for its tireless commitment to this cause.
October 1, 2019
MidCountry Bank is pleased to offer both financial support and a volunteer crew to make a new home a reality for a local Glencoe family. Partnering with Habitat for Humanity and other local community organizations, MidCountry understands the significance of a safe and healthy home. This build, expected to be completed by April 2020 will be handicap accessible, a feature crucial to meet the needs of the new homeowners with two young children.
August 22, 2019
In a unique partnership, MidCountry Bank joined Every Third Saturday, Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV), and Rebuilding Together Twin Cities (RTTC) to help make a new social services venue in South Minneapolis a reality.
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities ‘Banks’ on Volunteers to Revitalize Home of Disabled Minneapolis Women
July 19, 2019
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities and employee volunteers from three financial institutions have worked side-by-side over the last few weeks to provide critical home repairs for a South Minneapolis woman. The final phase of the multi-part volunteer project will take place on Tuesday, July 23.
July 9, 2019
In partnership with Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, 22 MidCountry Bank team members gathered in South Minneapolis to help restore a home to a safe living environment for the elderly homeowner.
April 3, 2019
Twenty eight team members gathered at the Habitat site in St Cloud, MN to give just a little bit more on behalf of MidCountry Bank. A local Veteran family will assume ownership later this summer. It has been a privilege to partner with Habitat for Humanity – Central MN to make this happen.
March 25, 2019
MidCountry Bank and the Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity (CMHFH) partnered last year to help launch the region’s first Veterans Build new home project. Ground was broken in September on a donated lot in downtown St. Cloud, MN, and construction began immediately on a new home for a deserving military veteran. Volunteers worked throughout the winter and a military veteran partner family was recently identified, but additional volunteer assistance is still required.
January 24, 2019
Our team members have a long history of being engaged in their communities, making them a better place to live and work. Once again in 2019, our collective efforts are being recognized by the Minnesota Bankers Association, showcasing MidCountry Bank as an organization that represents what community banking is all about.
January 16, 2019
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC-V) was founded in 1990 with a mission to end homelessness for those who once served our country. MidCountry’s donation will help fund programs that place homeless veterans in transitional group housing while case workers help them with individualized plans to gain stability and eventual independence.
January 8, 2019
Project Got Your Back seeks to serve as the backbone organization in Minnesota to grow and sustain collective impact to support all MN military, Veterans, their families and caregivers. The newest project, sponsored in part by MidCountry Bank is the creation of a website called the MN Military & Veteran Exchange.
January 3, 2019
MidCountry Bank showed its support of our military and their families with a financial donation of $15,000 to Folds of Honor MN.
October 5, 2018
MidCountry Bank furthered its commitment to Habitat for Humanity by supporting a local build project in Hutchinson with a financial donation of $5,000, and by organizing an employee work crew of volunteer laborers.
September 17, 2018
Following months of planning, the ground was broken on September 17th in a ceremonial launch of the first “Veterans Build” in the state of Minnesota for Habitat for Humanity. Soon a slab will be laid and construction will begin; ultimately providing safe and affordable housing for a veteran family.
July 1, 2018
Central MN Habitat for Humanity and MidCountry Bank announced their partnership in building a house for a military veteran and family. As a major sponsor of the build, this marks the Bank’s first engagement with Habitat in Central Minnesota, but not their first involvement in support of projects supporting veterans and their families in the Midwest.
June 13, 2018
MidCountry Bank (MCB), headquartered in Bloomington, Minn., announced today a purchase agreement in which this regional community bank will be acquired by MidCountry Acquisition Corporation, a bank holding company based in Minneapolis and owned by local investors.
May 1, 2018
A record number of team members put MidCountry’s Compassion value into practice on May 8 & 10. In partnership with Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, 58 MidCountry team members contributed their sweat equity to help deserving local veteran with home maintenance projects.
March 1, 2018
The Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) has recognized 38 Minnesota banks for their community involvement. Banks play a vital role in their communities and to honor and recognize their involvement, the MBA created the Community Champion recognition program.
September 21, 2017
MidCountry Bank was honored to be the platinum sponsor for the 3rd Annual Suds and Survivors event supporting the Angel Foundation. Dan Weninger, Senior Commercial Banker with MidCountry Bank and Angel Foundation board member, hosted the event at Theodore Wirth Chalet.
July 21, 2017
Customers in the Hastings community look forward to bringing in family members and grandchildren to be artists for the annual Chalk Art Contest. This year the event took place Friday, July 21st, however the event had to be moved indoors due to inclement weather. The children still made the best of the situation with their creations on poster boards.
June 20, 2017
Living our company values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Excellence, and Fairness is a priority for the team at MidCountry Bank. Our team was fortunate to have the opportunity to put the Compassion value into practice in the community on June 20.
June 1, 2017
More than one million people in the United States are diagnosed with cancer each year. MidCountry Bank is banking on a cure by partnering with the Randy Shaver Research & Community Fund. Once more, MidCountry Bank helped raise funds to support research, prevention, treatment and other programs relating to the cancer community's needs through sponsorship of the annual Gala and Celebrity Golf Classic.
November 18, 2016
The MidCountry Bank team is known to step up to help when there is a need. Many students at a charter school near our bank headquarters in Bloomington, MN are in need of essential supplies. Many of the students there are non-traditional students from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
October 1, 2016
Team members from MidCountry Bank’s Hutchinson and Glencoe locations volunteered with the McLeod Habitat for Humanity. This double team tackled tasks to help with the latest home under construction in their community. The Hutchinson crew (see photo) was there on a Thursday to paint the inside of the house. Outside, they worked on installing landscape edging and moving rock to beautify the yard. The Glencoe folks (not pictured) followed on Friday and put on another coat of paint inside.
August 1, 2016
MidCountry Bank was proud to assist Sr. Commercial Banker, and cancer survivor, Dan Weninger as he hosted Suds and Survivors – an event to raise money for the Angel Foundation. The organization provides financial assistance, education and support to adult cancer patients and their families when cancer strikes.
July 1, 2016
MidCountry Bank’s Hastings, MN location’s annual Chalk Drawing Contest drew in (pun intended) 18 kids from around the community on a beautiful summer day during the Rivertown Days festival - perfect for outside fun!
June 1, 2016
More than one million people in the United States are diagnosed with cancer each year. MidCountry Bank is banking on a cure by partnering with the Randy Shaver Research & Community Fund. As a proud sponsor of this year’s Rush Creek Golf Classic & Gala, MidCountry Bank helped raise funds to support research, prevention, treatment and other programs relating to the cancer community's needs.
May 1, 2016
Living our company values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Excellence, and Fairness is a priority for the team at MidCountry Bank. Our team was fortunate to have the opportunity to put the Compassion value into practice in the community on May 26. In partnership with Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, 30 MidCountry team members shingled a roof, replaced siding and windows, and scraped and painted.
May 1, 2016
As National Military Appreciation Month, May gives our nation the opportunity to focus on honoring, appreciating, and recognizing the men and women who selflessly serve or have served our country. Well over 90 million Americans have sacrificed in defense of the freedoms we enjoy today.
April 14, 2016
As current VP and also President-elect of the Board of Directors for the National Parkinson Foundation of MN (NPFM), Steve Snater is passionate about supporting the Parkinson’s community. The goal of NPFM is to improve the lives of those with the disease as well as their families’ lives until there is a cure.
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