Local Credit Union Raises $65,000 for Phoenix Children’s

TruWest Credit Union’s Team Fundraising Initiatives Support Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (April 11, 2023) — TruWest Credit Union donated $65,000 to Phoenix Children’s in Phoenix, Arizona. This amazing gift included employee payroll charity donations with over 190 participants donating nearly $29,000 in 2022.

“The TruWest team comes together as an organization each year to support Phoenix Children’s,” said TruWest Credit Union President and CEO, Alan Althouse. “We live our credit union’s core value of “People helping people” through actions such as this. It is an honor to aid the work of an organization such as Phoenix Children’s. They make a true difference in the lives of the children in our community, each and every day.”

Phoenix Children’s is the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research, and advanced medical education. Home to the state’s largest group of pediatric specialists, Phoenix Children’s works to advance hope, healing, and the best healthcare for children and their families.

“We are very appreciative of TruWest Credit Union for their loyal partnership and continued commitment to our community and our children,” said Tim Harrison, vice president of corporate partnerships & special events at Phoenix Children’s. “Their dedication to a culture of caring continues to shine throughout their organization and members. With immense gratitude, we thank you for raising these critical funds to help the patients and families at Phoenix Children’s.”

TruWest has been a contributor to Children’s Miracle Network hospitals for nearly 30 years. In addition to the payroll deduction contributions, TruWest employees also participate in fundraising efforts, and events like the Miles that Matter 5k & Kid’s Dash, the Miles that Matter Cycling event, and PCH Give-A-Thons.

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About TruWest Credit Union

TruWest® Credit Union is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., and operates as a cooperative providing its members with a lifetime of quality financial services and a culture of caring for its members, employees and communities. TruWest is a strong and sound financial institution with more than 90,000 members and assets totaling more than $1.8 billion. TruWest® Credit Union has 11 branch locations – eight in metro Phoenix and three in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit

About Phoenix Children’s Foundation

Phoenix Children’s Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering philanthropic support from individuals, families, organizations and corporate partners committed to Phoenix Children’s mission: to advance hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families. One of the nation’s leading pediatric health systems, Phoenix Children’s offers 70+ family-centered care programs that are fully or partially funded by philanthropy. There are many ways to give to Phoenix Children’s Foundation to invest in the health of children. Please visit for more information.


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