#PeopleFirst > Community Involvement

Bettering the Places We Live.

It’s one of our core values. We’re dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and economic viability of families and businesses in our communities.

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Wishing Well

Wishes Really Do Come True

Choice is helping communities by granting wishes through our Wishing Well program. This story is about Kendra Block, single mother to her 8-year-old daughter, Macy. Kendra goes to school full-time working to become an LPN, and works part-time to support both her and Macy.

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Corporate Leader in Philanthropy

Choice was presented with the Corporate Leadership in Philanthropy Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals for our significant contributions towards fulfilling Hospice needs in our communities. Read about our history with hospice care and how we have raised donations of almost $1 Million in our events history.

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2018 Volunteer Service

7,276 Hours Donated by our Team Members

From packaging food at our local food banks and organizing community fundraisers for hospice care to serving on community boards and coaching little league teams—our team members have a passion to be involved in our communities.

#PeopleFirst Partnership

A Shared Commitment to Helping Youth Reach Their Full Potential

“We’re proud to partner with Adam, Caitlin and the Thielen Foundation to support their mission and help them grow,” said Choice Bank CEO Brian L. Johnson. “Hopefully our partnership and financial commitment will help attract others to focus on this foundation and what it can do for the community.”

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Better the Places We Live

MN Team Members Rally Together to Make a Big Impact

For our Minnesota Giving Campaign, employees packed over 300 personal hygiene kits that were donated to local food shelves, and employees pledged $56,978 to United Way and Community Shares. With Choice’s match, the total community impact was $113,956.

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#PeopleFirst, Better the Places We Live

Choice Bank Awards $150,000 in Grants to 16 Rural Child Care Facilities

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