VAN WERT — Thrivant Choice is a member-advised program that allows eligible members to recommend where Thrivent Financial distributes part of its charitable outreach funds each year. Thrivant Choice provides a platform for their members to have a financial impact on causes and nonprofits they care about. More than 40,000 nonprofits are enrolled in this program and the YWCA of Van Wert County is pleased to now be eligible to receive Choice Dollars.

If you’re an eligible Thrivent Financial member and have Choice Dollars® available to direct, please keep YWCA of Van Wert County in mind. In addition, Thrivent Financial, in partnership with InFaith Community Foundation, helps their members make online personal donations to enrolled organizations. Thrivent Financial will cover all of the online processing fees so 100 percent of all donations goes directly to the chosen organization.

For more information, call 800-847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” at the prompt, visit or email

The YWCA of Van Wert County is extremely thankful to Thrivant Financial for this opportunity. “When community members and businesses make donations like this to our organization, we are able to continue to provide services and programs to so many people in our area,” stated Kimberly Laudick, YWCA President/CEO.

The YWCA is partially funded by the Van Wert County Foundation and is a United Way Agency.