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Fundraising

The $52.80 Program

Get $52.80 for Every Account Opened at Westerra

Use Westerra's fundraising program to raise money for your Colorado school sport/activity or community organization while helping students and families learn about saving money and making smart financial choices. Westerra will donate $52.80 to your school/organization for each new service opened at Westerra.

Earn Money For Your Team or Activity While Promoting Financial Literacy

Look how quickly funds can add up — spread the word to your friends and family to earn even more!  

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What Services/Products Qualify for $52.80?

Youth: Savings, Free Checking, Money Market and Certificates of Deposit.Adult: Checking, Money Market, Certificates of Deposit, credit cards, auto loans, first or second mortgages, and home equity lines of credit all qualify. Business Services: Certificates of Deposit, Checking and Money Market Accounts also qualify. Adult savings is excluded from the program, but required to establish membership.

Why More Coloradans Are Choosing Westerra

  • Westerra is a local not-for-profit financial cooperative.

  • Originally organized by teachers, Westerra is committed to financial education.

  • Unlike banks, there are no stockholders. Everyone who has an account at the credit union is an owner.

  • Profits are returned to you through lower fees and better rates.

  • You'll find easy access through online banking, mobile banking, shared branches and free ATMs.

  • Everyone in the Denver metro area can participate.

How the Program Works 

  • Contact Westerra to participate in the program by completing the Fundraising Information Form below.

  • Send us your logo, name of program, address where checks should be sent and contact information.

  • Westerra will develop a marketing flyer you can distribute in hard copy or email to your group. View a sample flyer.

  • When families come in to Westerra and mention your organization, we donate $52.80 to your organization for each account that is opened.

  • Checks are sent quarterly to your organization for all accounts opened.

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To Open Accounts 

  • Parents, students, friends and family can stop by any Westerra branch, conveniently located throughout the Denver metro area or open accounts online.

  • Parent/guardian must accompany child or teen (0-17 years) with valid government-issued identification and both social security numbers to open their accounts.

  • Everyone in the Denver metro area can participate. 

$52.80 fundraising program

For more details or questions about the program,

please call 303-321-4209 or email fundraising@westerracu.com.

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