Financial Literacy Free Day at The Building for Kids Children’s Museum Will Make Spending and Saving Fun

Published Monday, April 4, 2016

Come learn how to save and spend wisely, and have fun doing it, at Financial Literacy Free Day at The Building for Kids Children’s Museum (BFKCM) on Sunday, April 10 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by Thrivent Financial of Outagamie County Chapter, Museum admission will be free, with a suggested donation of a non-perishable food item for the St. Joseph Food Program.  

As kids play throughout the BFKCM, they will learn about spending, sharing and saving by using Museum money. They will discover the importance of budgeting by investing their pretend money, purchasing healthy snacks and takeaway items, doing fun activities and learning about sharing with others in our community through local non-profits such as the St. Joseph Food Program, Caneille Regional Development Fund and Habitat for Humanity.

“As Thrivent members, we are committed to helping people in our community be wise with money and live generous lives,” said Oliver Zornow, President of the Thrivent Financial of Outagamie County Chapter. “It’s never too early for kids to establish healthy financial habits.”  

“It is important to us to create programming that is engaging and educational,” said Jarrad Bittner, Executive Director at the BFKCM. “With the help of Thrivent Financial, families can enjoy the Museum while learning about money matters and the importance of giving back to the community.”

Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously. They offer a broad range of products and services - including life insurance, annuities and mutual funds - along with guidance from financial representatives nationwide. For more than a century they've helped their more than 2.3 million member-owners make wise money choices that reflect their values. And they provide opportunities for them to be even more generous where they live, work and worship.   

The BFKCM has been empowering children, engaging parents and energizing the community since 1992. For more information about the BFKCM, including its programs and events, visit   

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