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Houston Chapter of Credit Unions ring in the holidays with huge toy drive

HOUSTON, TX (December 22, 2015) — A lot of children in the greater Houston area will be smiling this holiday season thanks to the Houston Chapter of Credit Unions. Houston area credit unions join forces this year, collecting over 800 toys for the KHOU Channel 11 “Spirit of Texas Toy Drive” benefiting the Salvation Army. Toys were donated by employees, members, family, and friends at credit union  branch locations throughout the Greater Houston Area.

“Teaming up with the KHOU Channel 11 Spirit of Texas Toy Drive for such a worthy cause really benefits our community and can make a huge difference in a child’s holiday”, said Valarie Brittain, Vice President of Human Resources at Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union and Community Involvement Chairperson for Houston Chapter of Credit Unions. The toy drive is one of many efforts that the Chapter participate in to support the Community and enhance the quality of life in the Greater Houston Area.

Brittain said that “a special thanks is owed to Enterprise Car Sales, who picked up the toys from credit union drop off sites throughout the city of Houston”,  and that “Enterprise is a great partner and the Houston Chapter appreciates their help!”

The Houston Chapter of Credit Unions provides a collaborative environment for credit union professionals and volunteers to received education, leadership development, and grow credit union community influence. The Houston Chapter is comprised of over 100 credit unions in the greater Houston area.

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About Houston Metropolitan Federal Credit Union

Established in 1945, Houston Metropolitan Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member owned cooperative based in Houston, TX. The credit union provides a wide range of financial products and services to its nearly 12,000 members. To learn more about credit union online: www.hmefcu.org

Contacts

Joel Cardona
Marketing and Business Development Manager
Houston Metropolitan Federal Credit Union
832.426.6826
jcardona@hmefcu.org

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