DuPage Credit Union collects 915 pounds of food, donations to help feed out hungry neighbors

NAPERVILLE, IL (December 16, 2013) —  DuPage Credit Union recently collected 915 pounds of donated food items during its November Community Food Drive to benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

During the drive, Credit Union Members, Team Members and other generous supporters donated staples such as peanut butter, pasta and canned fruits and vegetables at the Credit Union’s Branch Offices or at participating Select Employee Group locations to help feed our hungry neighbors during the winter months.

“We’re thrilled at the results,” said Amy Brandt, Vice President of Business Solutions. “Through our community’s generosity the Credit Union was able to assist families in need, right here in our own backyard.”

Donated food items were distributed through the Northern Illinois Food Bank to hundreds of shelters, soup kitchens and charitable organizations in DuPage and Kane counties as well as Boone, DeKalb, Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Will and Winnebago counties.

About DuPage Credit Union

DuPage Credit Union is a not-for-profit, full-service, financial institution with more than 32,000 Members. With a long-standing tradition of superior service, DuPage Credit Union offers financial solutions to anyone who lives or works in DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties. To learn more about DuPage Credit Union and the benefits of Membership, visit or call 800.323.2611. Deposits are insured to $250,000 per account by American Share Insurance. By Members’ Choice this institution is not federally insured. DuPage Credit Union is an Equal Housing Opportunity Lender. NMLS #445096.

About Northern Illinois Food Bank

Northern Illinois Food Bank is a non-profit organization that works with organizations, individuals and food manufacturers in northern Illinois to feed the hungry. Donated foods are distributed to over 600 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and youth and senior feeding programs that serve more than 60,000 different people each week.

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