Heritage Trust fulfills the wishes of local children

CHARLESTON, SC (December 13, 2019) — Picture the sweet four-year-old girl who worked hard all year to be on the nice list sharing that she loves Minnie Mouse but also needs a new winter coat and shoes to fit her growing feet. Her list is not far off from the lists you have heard the children close to you share. What’s dimming the Christmas lights is the fact that her family isn’t sure how they are going to make her wishes come true. In the spirit of giving this holiday season, Heritage Trust fulfilled the wishes and wants of children through the Salvation Army of Charleston’s Angel Tree and the HT Cares program.

The HT Cares division of the credit union serves to connect community partners with the resources within our organization and facilitate participation and opportunities for our staff and membership. As an organization Heritage Trust adopted 44 children through the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. Big or small, the lists for these children were carefully checked off by employees throughout Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley and Colleton counties.

“It was a wonderful way to kick-off the holidays and cultivate a spirit of giving. The marketing department looked like a branch of Santa’s workshop. Seeing all of the bikes, cars, dolls and clothing carefully packaged for each child brought a smile to everyone who passed by,” said Kelly Nix, Public/Employer Relations Officer. (We can choose a different person to quote) I just wanted to put some thoughts down to get us started.)

Desiree Proudfit, Brandy Thompson, Angela Snavely, and President/COO Jason Lee loading up the collected toys to deliver to the Salvation Army of Charleston.

About Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union

Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union was founded in 1955 and is now one of the largest credit unions in the greater Charleston Metro area with $650 MM in assets and serving over 50,000 members. With trust as a core value, the credit union offers a full suite of products, from savings, checking and investment options to real estate and commercial lending and business solutions.


Dustin Haynes
Public Relations Officer
Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union
(843) 832-2634

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