A promise to serve

A public pledge raises People’s Trust FCU’s profile in the community.

People’s Trust Federal Credit Union in Houston has revitalized an employee program to make community involvement an everyday part of working at the credit union.

Through the “People’s Trust Promise,” employees have pledged to take 2,500 actions in 2017 to boost their involvement in advocacy, community, wellness, and education initiatives.

Employees’ collaborative promise consists of strengthening the credit union’s “Happy Un-Banking” mission by dedicating more time to community outreach and support, increasing their own health and well-being, and continuing their education to better serve members.

“Prior to the promise, we were already doing a great job supporting the communities we serve and advocating for credit unions,” says Jessica Smith, vice president of marketing and education at the $547 million asset credit union. “This actually integrates principles and philosophies of the credit union into our jobs.”

 

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