We believe we all have the ability to donate some of our most precious resource – our time. People need help!
We believe each person has unique talents and gifts, and we should share those with others. When we serve, we inspire others to do the same.
We believe in the concept of giving, not only of our time and talent but also of our treasure. There are countless non-profit organizations that dedicate their existence to helping make people’s lives better. Each organization has its unique needs, and financial resources are critical to accomplishing their mission.
We believe in connecting people with others. We each have networks that include other professionals, vendors, businesses, and organizations that could collaborate on similar causes. The process of connecting people and later seeing the positive outcome of that connection is one of the most fulfilling experiences one can have.
Marci Malzahn, founder and president of Malzahn Strategic, has long been involved in the community—locally and globally, personally and professionally. She currently serves on the boards of Shine in the World Ministries, inFaith Community Foundation, and United Financials Making a Difference.
Previously, Marci served on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities for six years and chaired the board for the last two years. Additionally, she served in several other boards including Way to Grow, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, and Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable. She helped launch Darkness to Light Education Project and Wings of Africa International, both non-profit organizations. She also served on the local, district and international board of Financial Women International, an association focused on helping women in the banking and financial services industry become effective leaders. Marci also served on the advisory board of Homes for Heroes, Inc., a for-profit organization.
Marci’s international travels include a trip to Nicaragua in 2013 to participate in an Opportunity International Insight Trip to learn about their micro finance program with the poor. In 2016 Marci went to Rwanda with Shine in the World Ministries to speak at pastor’s and women’s leadership conferences. She then visited Nicaragua in 2018 on a short mission trip with a local non-profit that helps the poor, and most recently, Marci participated in an Insight Trip with Hope International to learn about their micro finance program in the Dominican Republic.
Marci has been involved in various Minnesota Bankers Association committees, including the Women in Banking Conference, CFO/Financial Officers Conference, Operations/Information Technology Conference, and the Emerging Markets Focus Group. She teaches the women’s program in the Twin Cities for The Master’s Program for Women.
We encourage you to become involved with organizations where your heart and their mission align, giving the gift of your time, talent, and treasure, connecting others along the way who can also help promote their causes and fulfill their missions.
Below is a list of organizations we support. Please visit their websites to learn more about them, and consider donating your time, talent and treasure.