Community Involvement

Supporting the communities that have supported us

Coulee Bank employees are always looking for new ways to give back. We are proud to support the communities we serve. When our communities succeed, we succeed.

How We Support The Communities We Serve

Financially

  • Drives throughout the year (food, hats, mittens and coats, shoes, school supplies and more)
  • Pay It Forward program, where Coulee Bank covers the cost of food/drinks at local businesses randomly
  • Jean's Days, where employees wear jeans to work and donate money to local organizations
 

Our Resources

  • BestPrep, preparing students with business, career, and financial literacy skills
  • Junior Achievement, teaching the importance of financial literacy in our local schools
 

Our Time

  • Unity Day, an all employee participation event where we come together as a team to give back to the community
  • Participation in local walks/runs 
  • Volunteering at non profits such as the Salvation Army and Keystone Community Service
 
If you are in need of volunteers to lend a hand at a community event, contact us. 
Scroll down to learn more about the organizations we support.

7 Rivers Region Alliance

The 7 Rivers Alliance is a regional leadership group that boosts economic growth by fostering collaboration in western Wisconsin, southeast Minnesota, and northeast Iowa. 

Bethany Lutheran Homes

Bethany Lutheran Homes, a corporation comprised of 32 churches and affiliated with Gundersen Lutheran Health System, offers a wide range of care from independent living, assisted living, Dementia/Alzheimer's care to skilled nursing.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region, Inc

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region has the mission to effectively match children who need and want mentors with mature, caring individuals and to nurture these relationships to their fullest potential.

Boy Scouts of America

The Charter of the Boy Scouts of America: It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Bridges of Belonging

Bridges of Belonging was organized to acquire, construct, maintain and operate a residential community in the vision of the world wide network of communities founded by Jean Vanier. 

Community Development Authority of Onalaska

Onalaska's OmniCenter is an attractive and versatile location for business meetings, Family Reunions, Private and Company Picnics, Receptions, Seminars, Conferences, Christmas Parties and annual meetings. 

Coulee Region Business Center

The Coulee Region Business Center is a service provided by the La Crosse Area Development Corporation. This corporation focuses on a 'Triad of Development': attraction of business, retention of business and industry and co-management of the Small Business Incubator.

CouleeCap

CouleeCap is a private, nonprofit agency established in 1966 during the War on Poverty. Drawing on the strengths of its diverse programs, CouleeCap's main purpose is to provide the tools and resources that empower low-income people to meet their needs, develop self-confidence and reach self-sufficiency. 

CrimeStoppers

Crime Stoppers is a program which involves the public, the media, and the police in a fight against crime.

Downtown Main Street, Inc.

Downtown Main Street, Inc. forms the link between the public and private entities in the restoration and revitalization of our historic downtown.

Franciscan Spirituality Center

Franciscan Spirituality Center is an interfaith center open to all people of all religious traditions and walks of life.

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.

Greater La Crosse Area Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week WisconsinSM is a public awareness initiative made for you. It is aimed at building your financial knowledge so you can deal with your own money more quickly, confidently and shrewdly.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat is a rapidly growing international movement concerned with achieving decent housing for all.

La Crosse Area Development Corporation

For the La Crosse Area Development Corporation, the focus is simple; we work specifically in three areas: the retention of industry, the attraction of industry and the small business incubator. 

La Crosse Area Fair Housing Partnership

The La Crosse Area Fair Housing Partnership is a proactive collaboration of professionals designed to increase the availability and accessibility of affordable and quality housing.

La Crosse Area REALTORS® Association

The purpose of the La Crosse Area REALTORS® Association is to serve its Real Estate market by providing programs and services which promote professionalism in the Real Estate Industry, to facilitate the efficient transfer of information, to promote value added service of the REALTOR® image, to encourage REALTOR® involvement in the community and to enhance the right to own, transfer and use real property.

La Crosse Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber works to serve as the voice of business, to support the needs of its members, to promote regional cooperation and development, involve neighborhood revitalization, to provide linkages with the education system and promote diversity in the workplace.

La Crosse Community Foundation

The La Crosse Community Foundation is one of 22 Wisconsin community foundations. The purpose of the foundation is to enrich the quality of life in the greater La Crosse area by attracting charitable gifts; serving as a steward for entrusted funds; supporting programs and activities of non-profit organizations; providing leadership; and being a community resource.

La Crosse County Historical Society

The La Crosse County Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the local history of the La Crosse area and educating the public about our heritage.

La Crosse Kiwanis

La Crosse Kiwanis Club serves the La Crosse community in many ways, including distributing food at the Salvation Army, organizing the Special Days for Special People event, and participating in highway cleanup.

La Crosse Public Education Foundation

The mission of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation is to enhance learning opportunities for students in the School District of La Crosse and to promote community understanding and support for public education. 

La Crosse Rotary Club

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

La Crosse Symphony Orchestra

The La Crosse Symphony Orchestra serves the people, institutions and businesses of this area by elevating the area's cultural climate. 

Onalaska Area Business Association

Onalaska Area Business Association was organized to promote goodwill and improve communications between the business community, local government, and the people who live in the Onalaska area. 

Onalaska Lions

The motto of every Lion is simply, "We Serve." As a lion, we work hard for the prevention of blindness. Lions is an international organization with clubs in more than 170 countries and geographical areas.

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is the Children's Advocacy Center located in La Crosse. It offers child-friendly surroundings and provides a private and confidential environment for families dealing with possible abuse and neglect.

United Funds for the Arts and Humanities

The United Funds for the Arts and Humanities is an umbrella fund-raising organization that provides funding through our area's most treasured arts groups.

United Way

The Great Rivers Region United Way continues to be the local premiere fundraising organization. Currently, 27 partner agencies are receiving funds to assist in providing 61 specific programs through the 2006 Community Investment process.

UW-L College of Business

The College Business Administration within the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse is dedicated to quality teaching, research and public service. 

Western Wisconsin Workforce Development

The Workforce Development Board is responsible for setting forth a five-year plan for the operation of 13 federal employment and training programs in local job centers.

Family Service Rochester, MN

Family Service Rochester has sharpened its focus to working with families with serious child welfare and/or family violence concerns.

Gift of Life Transplant House

The mission of the Gift of Life Transplant House is to provide transplant patients and their caregivers with high quality, affordable accommodations in a supportive, home-like environment.

Hiawatha Homes

Hiawatha Homes opened its doors in northwest Rochester, providing forty children with a cutting edge, state of the art program that included round the clock long term care and short term respite care.

Optimist Club of Rochester

The Rochester Optimist Club participates in many activities in the Rochester area in addition to participating in Optimist International Programs such as Childhood Cancer Campaign, Optimist Jr. World of Golf, Oratorical Contest and Optimist Essay Contest.

Paws & Claws Humane Society

The Paws & Claws Mission is to:

  • Promote and provide humane protection and shelter for abandoned or lost companion animals. Seek adoptive homes for companion animals under our protective care.
  • Provide public education regarding the societal problem of animal overpopulation.
  • Promote the principles of responsible companion animal care.
  • Advocate the spaying and neutering of all companion animals.
Sertoma

Sertoma 700 hosts fun and exciting casino parties as our main fundraiser.
VISION: To create communities of change under common leadership and with a common voice that will serve the many in need.
MISSION: To improve the quality of life today for those at risk or impacted by hearing loss through education and support.

Toys for Tots of Southeast Minnesota

The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.

United Way of Olmsted County

United Way of Olmsted County unites people and resources to improve lives in the community with a focus on education, income, health, and basic needs – the building blocks for a good quality of life. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. That's what it means to LIVE UNITED.
 

Avivo
Avivo serves nearly 13,000 individuals each year; helping them achieve recovery, find housing stability, and achieve employment and economic advancement.
East Side Area Business Association

The East Side Area Business Association is committed to being an organization that provides meaningful connections to our diverse businesses, cultures, and community organizations. 

East Side Learning Center

East Side Learning Center is dedicated to “unlocking each child’s potential through the foundation of reading.” 

Keystone Community Services
Keystone Community Services programs help youth develop the tools they need to become successful adults.
NeighborWorks Home Partners

NeighborWorks Home Partners works to revitalize neighborhoods by providing programs and services to families that stabilize the community.

Saint Paul Winter Carnival
The Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation is a non-profit membership organization that produces Minnesota’s Iciest and  Spiciest festivals – Saint Paul Winter Carnival and Cinco de Mayo West Side Saint Paul.  Thanks to our members, sponsors, fundraisers, donors, and charitable gaming efforts, we have been able to continue this century-long tradition and create fun, family-friendly celebrations each year for the Saint Paul community. 
St Paul Compassionate Friends

The St. Paul, Minnesota Chapter of The Compassionate Friends hold out our hands in friendship and understanding to those whose children, stepchildren, brothers, sisters, and/or grandchildren have died.

United Family Medicine

The mission of United Family Medicine is to help sustain the future of community-oriented primary care by offering superior educational experiences for family medicine residents.

Women's Advocates
Women’s Advocates walks with victim/survivors and our community to break the cycle of domestic violence.

Part of the St. Paul Community