Have You Heard of Thrivent Financial?
YNPN Milwaukee's March Featured Organizational Member
What is the mission of Thrivent Financial?
Thrivent Financial is a membership organization of Christians. We help our members be wise with money and live generously to create stronger members, families and communities.
How can individuals and organizations get involved with Trivent Financial?
ABC’s of Thrivent:
Action Teams: All members can lead 2 Action Teams per year. Action Teams are projects or events that support the community. Members receive $250 seed money to help fund their project, activity or event, as well as volunteer t-shirts, banners, etc.
Thrivent Builds: Thrivent Financial is the largest non-governmental funder of Habitat for Humanity in the entire country. Since2005, Thrivent has committed more than $226 million and 4.7 million volunteer hours.
Thrivent Choice: Members can recommend where some of Thrivent Financial’s charitable outreach funds go. Since 2010, members have used this program to direct $300 million to churches and nonprofits nationwide.
What impact does Trivent Financial have on the Milwaukee community?
Members in Southeastern Wisconsin reported raising more than $350,000 from their Action Teams in 2015. More than 300 total Action Teams were held to support their communities. To date, members in Southeastern Wisconsin has designated more than $675,000 to churches and nonprofit organizations of their choice through the Thrivent Choice program.
How does Trivent Financial measure its success?
Thrivent has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies every year since 2012, and is rated A++ Superior by A.M. BEST. To continue to stay strong, our success is measured by the number of members we serve and the impact we have on our local communities.
What can we look for from Trivent Financial in 2016?
In Milwaukee, Thrivent Financial will be building its 51st home with Habitat for Humanity Milwaukee in 2016. We also will be looking to collect more than 5,000 school supplies for the Salvation Army in our annual Thrivent Back to School Drive event at the Brewers game (last year we collected 4,100!). We will also have a national Relay for Life team at various locations around Southeastern WI. And our members will continue to hold their own Action Team events to support the churches and organizations that they are passionate about!
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