New Ulm, MN – December 17, 2018 – NUMAS Haus recently received a $2,000 donation from Nuvera and a $2,000 matching donation from CoBank, a cooperative bank serving vital industries throughout rural America. NUMAS Haus is a local charity serving families and providing emergency shelter and support services to homeless single mothers, with school age children, from the New Ulm, Minnesota area.
“We realize that the communities we serve are not only ones we want to do business in, but ones we are proud to live in,” stated Nuvera President, Bill Otis. “In addition to company donations, we are always looking for new ways to participate and contribute.”
Nuvera’s donation was matched by CoBank through its Sharing Success program. Sharing Success was established in 2012 to celebrate the International Year of the Cooperative. Since the program’s inception, CoBank and its customers have together provided more than $36 million in support to charitable organizations across the nation.
“Sharing Success has had a broader and deeper impact than we ever imagined,” said Tom Halverson, CoBank’s President & Chief Executive Officer. “We are delighted with the growing participation in the program by our customers, and deeply grateful to them for their assistance in identifying worthy charitable causes deserving of our support. We look forward to partnering with our customers once again this year and to sharing our success, in the best cooperative tradition.”
Pictured are Barb Bornhoft (Nuvera COO), Bill Otis (Nuvera CEO), Karla Diehn (NUMAS Haus Shelter Coordinator), Kathy Lund (Nuvera Regulatory & Administrative Manager), Rev. Phil Schenck (NUMAS Haus Board of Directors), Rev. Jo Anne Taylor (NUMAS Haus Board of Directors President) and Bill Day (NUMAS Haus Board of Directors).
Nuvera is a well-established communications company with headquarters in New Ulm, MN that provides Internet, digital TV, voice, Managed Services, computer sales and computer repair services. Nuvera sells and services cellular phones and accessories and customer premise equipment. Nuvera has customer solutions centers in the Minnesota communities of New Ulm, Glencoe, Goodhue, Hutchinson, Litchfield, Redwood Falls, Sleepy Eye, Springfield and Prior Lake as well as Aurelia, Iowa. Nuvera also operates TechTrends, a technology retail store, located in New Ulm. In addition, Nuvera offers television and Internet services in Cologne, Mayer, New Germany and Plato MN. Nuvera also holds partial ownership in FiberComm, LC, based in Sioux City, Iowa.
Nuvera Communications, Inc. is a publicly held corporation. For more information on the company or purchasing stock, visit www.nuvera.net.
CoBank is a $128 billion cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states. The bank also provides wholesale loans and other financial services to affiliated Farm Credit associations serving more than 70,000 farmers, ranchers and other rural borrowers in 23 states around the country.
CoBank is a member of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture, rural infrastructure and rural communities. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, CoBank serves customers from regional banking centers across the U.S. and also maintains an international representative office in Singapore.
For more information about CoBank, visit the bank’s web site at www.cobank.com.