How We Give Back
State-of-the-art technology is now available at the Milwaukee Zoo due to a grant from Thrivent Mutual Funds. This equipment allows children to learn hands-on in the lab and do investigations to gain scientific skills.
Charities We're Proud To Support
As part of its mission, Thrivent Mutual Funds through its asset manager Thrivent Asset Management gives back a portion of its profits to help make a positive impact in the communities we serve. For 2016, we donated to different charities across the United States. Here are the recipients.
Children’s Cancer Research Fund
Children’s Cancer Research Fund invests in bold and new ideas that revolutionize the way childhood cancer is treated. Over the past 34 years, the fund has helped to support quality-of-life programs for pediatric cancer patients and their families.
Friends of Henry Vilas Zoo
Our mission at the Henry Vilas Zoo is to conserve and protect the wonders of the living natural world and to help build understanding between people and animals by promoting conservation and providing a high quality recreational and educational experience to our visitors. Friends of Henry Vilas Zoo serves to promote the zoo by mobilizing and delivering resources to enable a best-in-class experience for animals and visitors.
The UnityPoint Health Foundation
The UnityPoint Health Foundation has been committed to generating resources for the sustainability and advancement of health care in Des Moines and the surrounding communities since 1980. The generosity of individuals, businesses and foundations has afforded us the ability to touch the lives of our community through numerous enhancements to the health services provided at Methodist, Lutheran, Blank Children's, Methodist West, John Stoddard Cancer Center and Taylor House Hospice.
Challenged Athletes Foundation
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges, so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. The Challenged Athletes Foundation believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.
People Serving People
People Serving People helps homeless and at-risk children and their families manage crisis situations and build a strong foundation for their long-term success. As the largest and most comprehensive, family-focused homeless shelter in Minnesota, we envision a community in which all children have the stability and support they need to develop their full capacity to thrive.
The Council for Economic Education
For over 65 years, The Council for Economic Education (CEE) has been the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school. Our goal is to reach and teach every child to create a more informed citizenry capable of making better decisions as savers, investors, borrowers, voters, and participants in the global economy.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment. With patient care and research together in one institution, St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.
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