Make-A-Wish® San Diego

TRAILBLAZE
CHALLENGE®

Presented by Wheelhouse Credit Union OPEN AN ACCOUNT

For Hikers

Wheelhouse will make a onetime $100 donation* toward your Trailblaze Challenge fundraising goal when you take advantage of one of the three offers below.

For Supporters

Help us reach our $35,000 fundraising goal! Donate any amount through our team’s wish.org fundraising page.

All donations go directly to the Trailblaze Challenge San Diego.

Three Ways to Achieve $100 in Support

Take advantage of any of the following offers to earn a onetime $100 donation* toward your Trailblaze Challenge fundraising goal, benefiting Make–A–Wish San Diego.

Open Inspired Checking

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Get $100 When You Open an Inspired Checking Account1

Open an Inspired Checking account with direct deposit and earn a $100 donation toward your fundraising goal.

Open a Credit Card

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Get $100 When You Open an Visa Credit Card2

Open a Platinum or Rewards Credit Card with Wheelhouse and spend $1,000 on qualifying purchases within the first two months to earn a $100 donation to your fundraising goal.

Get an Auto Loan

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Get $100 When You Get an Auto Loan3

Finance or refinance3 a new or used vehicle with Wheelhouse and earn a $100 donation toward your fundraising goal.

Can’t Hike?
Don’t worry! We will still donate when you open your account.*
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Inspired Checking Benefits

  • Earn more on your money with a high-yield rate
  • No monthly service fee1
  • Earn reward points on your Visa Debit Card
  • Free eStatements

Credit Card Benefits

  • Competitive low rates
  • Earn reward points on qualifying purchases with our Rewards Card
  • Enjoy bonus point opportunities throughout the year
  • No annual fee on both cardsz

Auto Loan Benefits

  • Highly competitive low rates
  • Up to 0.50% off your rate with our auto buying service
  • Enjoy no payment for 90 days3
  • Terms up to 7 years
Purchase Leave No Trace Reusable Bags
Leave No Trace reusable bags are available to purchase for $10 each and make great gifts for sponsors, donors, friends and family.
All proceeds directly support the Trailblaze Challenge San Diego. 

  • To purchase, click here and select “Donate To a Team Member”
  • Then, enter the number of bags you wish to purchase after your last name in the “Last Name” field
  • Our team will have the bags delivered to your address

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Disclosures

*Limited to one $100 bonus per individual, per year. Bonus offer open to new and existing Members. A maximum of $5,000 in bonuses will paid per year. All accounts and loans are subject to approval. Membership, including a $10 initial deposit, are required. All rates, terms, and program details are subject to change without notice.

1Inspired Checking — $100 donation for any hiker that opens a new Wheelhouse CU Inspired Checking account. All account requirements must be met per account to trigger donation. Donation may be applied to hiker registration fee or fundraising efforts. Once qualifying activities have been achieved, bonus will be paid directly to Make-A-Wish San Diego and applied toward the participant’s 2022 fundraising goals. Inspired Checking requires monthly direct deposit of $450 or more, an active online banking registration, and eStatements within 90 days of account opening. Electronic deposits are defined as ACH or Automatic Clearing House deposits. If requirements are not met and maintained, account will be converted to a Basic Checking Account.

2Visa Credit Card — Open a Platinum Visa or Rewards Visa and spend $1,000 on qualifying purchases within the first two months of account opening to receive $100 towards your fundraising goals. Qualifying transactions exclude cash advances, overdraft protection advances, fees, and ATM transactions. Once qualifying activities have been achieved, bonus will be paid directly to Make-A-Wish San Diego and applied toward the participant’s 2022 fundraising goals.

3Auto Loan — Finance a new or used vehicle loan; or refinance a vehicle loan from another financial institution by 02/28/2023 and receive $100 towards your fundraising goals. Wheelhouse internal refinances do not qualify. Once qualifying activities have been achieved, bonus will be paid directly to Make-A-Wish San Diego and applied toward the participant’s 2022 fundraising goals. Payment may be deferred for up to 90 days from loan funding. Interest will accrue during the deferral period. Not all borrowers will qualify.

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