Greater Texas Credit Union donates matching funds to Austin Disaster Relief Network
AUSTIN, TX (November 30, 2020) — Greater Texas Credit Union matched $5000 in donations to Austin Disaster Relief Network as a part of ADRN’s Giving Tuesday campaign. Giving Tuesday is an annual event for non-profits to raise both awareness and support for their cause, occurring on December 1, 2020.
Austin Disaster Relief Network has a goal of raising $50,000 in 24 hours this year on Giving Tuesday, and is using the tags #GivingTuesday and #HopeisEssential to raise awareness and funds for disaster survivors and their communities.
Austin Disaster Relief Network partners with churches and volunteers in the Greater Austin area to serve those in crisis by providing immediate monetary, housing, and counseling resources, as well as long-term repairing and rebuilding. Since 2009, Austin Disaster Relief Network has assisted more than 43,000 disaster survivors, and has provided around $16 million in relief funds.
Greater Texas Credit Union CEO Howard Baker and CMO Brandy Conway presenting check to Austin Disaster Relief Network
About Greater Texas Credit Union
Greater Texas Credit Union, founded in 1952, is a financial cooperative that emphasizes community stewardship, charitable giving, and employee volunteerism through its Greater Good initiative. Together with its subsidiary, Aggieland Credit Union – which serves the Brazos Valley – the credit union offers a wide variety of consumer-oriented banking services to its 80,000 members across the state of Texas. Greater Texas has locations in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Bryan-College Station, Edinburg, and the Dallas-Ft. Worth market with assets of nearly $1 billion.