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TruWest Credit Union Helps Provide 4,608 meals to United Food Bank
TruWest Credit Union raised money for United Food Bank while sponsoring an Oakland Athletics spring training game at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.
TruWest is not only the neighboring business to the Phoenix Municipal Stadium, but they are also a longtime supporting sponsor of the Oakland Athletics spring training season. As part of TruWest's 2011 sponsorship game on March 19, they helped make a difference in the community by collecting canned goods and cash donations to benefit United Food Bank. As a ''thank you'' for donations, TruWest gave away free souvenir bandanas.
This is the Credit Union's second year organizing a collection at the spring training game. In 2010, TruWest collected enough food and cash donations to provide 2,575 meals. In an effort to top last year's efforts, TruWest collected enough canned goods and cash donations to provide 4,608 meals for Arizonans who have fallen on hard times.
TruWest Credit Union was pleased to be a part of this great project. As part of the credit union philosophy of ''people helping people'' and TruWest's dedication to making a TruDifference, getting involved in the community is an integral part of TruWest's culture of caring. With the tough economic times at hand, now more than ever, it is important to give back to those in need.
About TruWest Credit Union: TruWest Credit Union is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and operates as a cooperative to provide its membership with a lifetime of quality financial services and a culture of caring for its members, employees and communities. TruWest is a strong and sound financial institution with 58,000 members and assets totaling more than $743 million. TruWest Credit Union has 13 branches–nine in the metro-Phoenix area and four in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit truwest.org.
About United Food Bank: Established in 1983, United Food Bank began operation in Mesa, Arizona. Our mission is to provide access to nutritious food for those who are without, serving as a community bridge between those who want to help and those who are in need.
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TruWest Credit Union is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and operates as a cooperative to provide its membership with a lifetime of quality financial services and a culture of caring for its members, employees and communities.