Participate in a Fundraiser
Tuscaloosa Kids Triathlon
You’re invited to take part in the Tuscaloosa Kids Triathlon. This event is a great way to promote healthy, active lifestyles for kids – while supporting a great cause, Secret Meals For Hungry Children.
The Triathlon takes place on May 17, 2014 at 8:00a.m. at The University of Alabama Recreation Center in Tuscaloosa, AL.
We encourage children with ALL athletic abilities to participate. Helmets are required and flotation devices and training wheels are allowed.
The Tuscaloosa Kids Triathlon is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT) ensuring that all standards for your child’s safety are met.
Secret Meals Bass Classic
If you’re a bass fisherman, here’s a can’t miss opportunity to fish at an exclusive, big-fish lake while helping feed less fortunate school kids in our area. Outdoor TV Hosts Tommy Wilcox invites you to join him at Sweet Apple Farms in theSecret Meals For Hungry Children Bass Classic, set for Saturday, May 10 in West Alabama.
Sweet Apple Farms is a 5,000 acre farm near Gainesville that boasts multiple lakes, all full of big bass. For only $250, fishermen will enjoy a half day on this exclusive water (morning or afternoon sessions available), enjoy lunch and have the satisfaction of knowing that every dollar of your entry goes to the Secret Meals For Hungry Children program.
The fisherman catching the largest bass over 8 lbs will receive a mounted replica of their trophy fish.
Boats, trolling motors, lunch and snacks will be provided. You bring your preferred fishing rods and lures. You can register by completing and returning the below entry form. But hurry – only 48 fishermen will have this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
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Give the gift of hope this year. When you purchase a copy "Serving Alabama" you're not only providing weekend food packs for children in your community, but you're also letting these children know that someone cares. Click here to order your copy today and we'll ship it to your destination of choice!
Other Ways of Donating
Stop by any Alabama Credit Union location to make a donation.
Make a check payable to either, West Alabama Food Bank, Food Bank of North Alabama,
or Bay Area Food Bank. RE: Secret Meals for Hungry Children Program.
Mail to: Alabama Credit Union, Attn: Secret Meals, P.O. Box 862998 Tuscaloosa, AL 35486
Use convenient payroll deduction.
For a payroll deduction to be set up for each payroll check, please select the correct form below,
fill it out and give it to your employer's payroll department.
» North Alabama Form » West Alabama Form » Bay Area Form
Doing your Part
Enroll a School
Please call Alabama Credit Union at 888.817.2002 or email SecretMeals@AlabamaCU.com.
Become a Volunteer
Many fundraising opportunities are scheduled through Alabama Credit Union's Community Involvement Committee. If you'd like to volunteer your time, please email SecretMeals@AlabamaCU.com.
1. Can I contribute food, such as fresh vegetables or canned goods?
Unfortunately, not for this program. The regional food banks purchase these food packs
in bulk from Feeding America to keep costs low.
2. Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, to the extent allowed by law, if your check is made payable to the regional food bank
that you choose to support. Make your check payable to one of the following:
- West Alabama Food Bank — Secret Meals
- Food Bank Of North Alabama — Secret Meals
- Bay Area Food Bank — Secret Meals
3. Can I help distribute the food packs to the children?
While your offer is appreciated, it's important that the identities of the children remain
unknown to anyone except school officials.
4. Is there a minimum amount I must contribute?
No. Donations of all amounts are greatly appreciated.
5. Do hungry children receive food packs during the summer or extended school holidays?
Unfortunately, no. However, summer meals are provided through regional food banks.