Altura Credit Union holiday food drive benefits local non-profits

RIVERSIDE, CA (January 13, 2014) — 

Members and employees of Altura Credit Union donated hundreds of non-perishable food items to local charitable, non-profit and educational organizations through its sixth annual Holiday Canned Food Drive.
Donations were collected at each of Altura’s nine branches in Riverside County, as well as the Member Service Center (which collected the most items), and the Operations and Technology Center (OTC). Employees at each location selected the recipient for their location’s donations. This year’s recipients included:
California School for the Deaf                 Riverside Avenue Branch, Riverside
Second Harvest                                          14th Street Branch, Riverside
Take a Bite Out of Hunger (Riverside)   Magnolia Avenue Branch, Riverside
Family Services Association                    Canyon Springs Branch, Moreno Valley
Settlement House of Corona/Norco       Corona Plaza Branch, Corona
Jacob Wiens Elementary School            West Hemet Branch, Hemet
Agua Caliente Elementary School          Rancho Mirage Branch, Rancho Mirage
Martha’s Village and Kitchen                   Indio Branch, Indio
Community Food Pantry of Murrieta       Murrieta Hot Springs Branch, Murrieta
Member Service Center and OTC           Edgemont Elementary School
Altura is very proud of its 56 years of service to Members in the Inland Empire.  Today Altura is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in Riverside and San Diego counties, as well as selected cities in Orange and San Bernardino counties.  Altura Credit Union,, has been recognized with the California Award for Performance Excellence (CAPE), the state’s equivalent of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.  Today, Altura Credit Union has 85,500 members and $689.4 million in total assets.  For more information on Altura, visit our website,, or call 1-888-883-7228.


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