Credit Union Volunteer Team Celebrates 4 Years of Volunteerism

Deer Park, TX, February 2012 – Committed to its Community, the Furthering Community Unity (FCU) Team powered by Shell FCU has been devoted to helping members, employees and neighborhoods through local involvement and volunteerism since 2008. In 2011, more than 294 volunteers donated 1,485 hours of personal time and raised $15,785 while participating in more than 50 sponsored events. Since the inception of the FCU Team powered by Shell FCU in of 2008 the team has raised $43,322 and donated 4,986 volunteer hours.

Sampling of the 2011 participated events:

  • Mutt Strutt
  • Blankets for the Elderly
  • Cody’s Field of Dreams
  • Strides for Schools
  • Univision Phone Bank – Life Gift
  • Blood Drives
  • Relay for Life
  • Mud Volleyball Cheer Team
  • The Rose Shrimp Boil
  • Boys’ & Girls’ Harbor
  • Supplies for Students
  • Baytown Special Rodeo
  • Pasadena Animal Shelter
  • Annual Beach cleanup
  • Houston Mud Run
  • Houston Children’s Charity Softball Tournament
  • Pasadena Habitat for Humanity
  • Blankets for Children
  • McDonald’s Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament
  • Toys for Tots (DPVFD & PVFD)

The FCU Team’s Top 2011 Volunteers were all Shell FCU Members:  Don Brown – 31 hrs, Cynthia Perez – 20 hrs, John Perez -20hrs, Angel Aguillon – 12 hrs and Miguel Hernandez – 11 hrs. The FCU Team powered by Shell FCU would like to thank these members for donating their personal time to giving back to their communities. The top 2011 Shell FCU Employee volunteer is Amber Ottele donating over 50 hours of her personal time.
To learn past events or get involved in future FCU Team events visit  We look forward to seeing you at our events. Committed to its communities, Shell Federal Credit Union has

improved the lives of thousands through service excellence, community outreach and lasting financial
solutions for all stages in life since 1937. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Harris County can bank with us. For more information, visit

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