Redwood Credit Union offers Lake County Fire Victims Fund

SANTA ROSA, CA (September 15, 2015)Redwood Credit Union (RCU) has established a Lake County Fire Victims Fund and is accepting contributions to assist those impacted by the fires that started in Lake County on Saturday, September 12, 2015. Anyone can make a secure donation online at or at any of RCU’s 16 Bay Area branch locations, and 100% of funds will go directly to aid those impacted by the devastating fires. RCU’s fire relief fund was created in partnership with Santa Rosa’sPress Democrat and in conjunction with Senator Mike McGuire.

Contributions to the fund may be made securely online via credit card or at any RCU location via cash deposit, direct funds transfer, or checks payable to Lake County Fire Victims Fund.

“Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the fires,” said Brett Martinez, RCU’s President and CEO. “Accepting financial contributions for the fire relief efforts is the best way we can respond to the requests of people who want to help, and provide assistance to those who need it most.”

RCU has also created special loan and financial assistance programs for those who have been directly impacted by the fires. For more information on these programs, please call 1 (800) 479-7928 option 3, 6.

About Redwood Credit Union

Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to consumers and businesses in the North Bay and San Francisco. RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, and more. Wealth management and investment services are available through CUSO Financial Services L.P., and insurance and auto-purchasing  services are also offered through RCU Services Group (RCU’s wholly owned subsidiary). RCU has more than $7 billion in assets and serves more than 390,000 members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit, or follow RCU on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and LinkedIn for news and updates.


Vanessa Miranda-Stewart
Senior Communications & PR Specialist
Redwood Credit Union
(707) 576-5488 | 1(800) 479-7928, ext. 65488

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