Hawthorne Credit Union Shred Day and Food Drive to be held in Bolingbrook

Hawthorne Credit Union is hosting their monthly Shred Day and Food Drive. The community event allows individuals a secure and easy way to discard documents containing personal information, while giving back to the community.

During the March Shred Day over 360 pounds of food was collected and donated to Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, which serves more than 3,650 families comprised of over 15,000 individuals, half of them children in the Naperville area.

Hawthorne Credit Union’s Shred Day and Food Drive will be held on Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. – Noon at their Bolingbrook branch located at 267 S. Weber Rd.  Shred Day is open to the public and each participant is welcome to bring up to 2 boxes of old paperwork and documents containing personal information. In lieu of a shredding fee, Hawthorne ask that non-perishable food items be brought for the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry of Naperville.

For more information call 630-369-4070.

For those wondering how long to keep important documents before they should be shredded they can visit the “Events” page at


Hawthorne Credit Union is celebrating 75 years as a not-for-profit financial cooperative that offers financial services ranging from checking and savings accounts to mortgages, auto loans, Visa credit cards, financial planning and small business services. The credit union currently serves over 14,000 members who reside in the counties of DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will or Cook (west of Route 83). Many companies also offer the credit union as an employee benefit. Hawthorne Credit Union locations include 267 S. Weber Rd. in Bolingbrook, 1519 N. Naper Blvd. in Naperville, and via the campus branch at Alcatel Lucent.

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