Story County receives $76,183 through Thrivent Choice

Staff Writer
Story City Herald
Thrivent Financial is represented in the Story County area by, from left, Mike Truesdell, Monica Severson, Aaron Fopma and Mike Stensland. Contributed photo

Story County Iowa Charitable Organizations are now able to receive grant funding from Thrivent Financial through the Thrivent Choice program.

The program allows eligible Thrivent members to recommend how a portion of Thrivent Financial’s charitable funds are distributed. More than 40,000 churches and nonprofits are enrolled in the program, and it keeps growing.

Thrivent Financial, its members and its employees have a positive impact in communities nationwide as a result of giving and volunteerism. In 2018, the organization and its members gave over $280 million in outreach funds to charitable organizations, schools, churches and individuals in need. Of that total, $40 million was given through the Thrivent Choice program.

To learn more about Thrivent Choice and for complete program terms and conditions, visit

Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously. For more than a century, it has helped its nearly 2.4 million member-owners make wise money choices that reflect their values, and provides opportunities for them to be even more generous where they live, work and worship.