We’re celebrating organizations that give back to our communities with March Goodness!*


 We’re proud to be part of our communities and even prouder of our commitment to giving back to the places we call home and the people we call family. We were excited to celebrate your nominated local organizations and celebrate them with a bracket-style March Goodness competition. 

♦ YOUR champions have been selected! – Congratulations to Dot’s Community Fund and HOPE for the Bereaved!

♦ Congratulations to all our 2024 March Goodness participants! –  The Compassionate Care Foundation, Friends of Lewis County Hospice, Renewal House, Lewis County Opportunities, Henderson Harbor Performing Arts, Paws 4 Potter, Save the River, Friends of North Syracuse Early Education Program, Wanderers’ Rest, Humane CNY, Smokey Hollow Community, CNY Cat Coalition, Sullivan Food Cupboard and Operation Northern Comfort!

Your why is our why, thank you to all the organizations that help serve our communities!

*Participating organizations will be nominated at the survey(s) above. The nomination survey will be open from March 24 to April 13, 2024. Northern and Countryside Credit Union will review each nomination for eligibility and select eight to participate. To be eligible the organization must have a 501c3 designation, be local and serve communities in Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Lewis, Franklin, Clinton, Oswego, Onondaga or Madison Counties. Each round members and the community will vote for their favorite organizations to advance to the next round. Week 1 donation for all 8 organizations is $250. Week 2 donations for all 4 organizations is $300. Week 3 donation for all organizations is $500. Week 4 donation for the final winner is $1,000. Each donation will result in a sponsorship with Northern or Countryside Credit Union, details of each individual sponsorship will be determined by the donation amount awarded and will be determine with each individual organization. Membership is not required. Federally insured by NCUA.