San Diego County Credit Union Is Collecting New Toys For Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego

San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, has announced it will hold its second annual Winter Toy Drive benefiting Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego, the largest children’s hospital in California.

Between Dec. 5, 2011 and Jan. 7, 2012, every one of SDCCU’s 28 convenient branch locations in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties will serve as an authorized drop-off location for new, unwrapped toys. All toys will be donated to Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, announced Teresa Halleck, President & CEO of San Diego County Credit Union.

“We are proud to support Rady Children’s Hospital in the collection of toys that will hopefully make the day a little brighter for Rady patients all year round,” Halleck said. “We encourage our customers to join us in our effort to create healthier tomorrows by participating in our Winter Toy Drive, which we hope will deliver a message of hope and joy to courageous youngsters who find themselves in need of pediatric healthcare.”

Donated items may be used throughout the year as gifts to individual patients in various age groups, as well as utilized in playrooms, support groups, as in-room activities for patients and in conjunction with therapies. Toy donation guidelines and lists of age-appropriate toys for patients of Rady Children’s Hospital can be found at

San Diego County Credit Union is a full-service financial institution. Anyone who lives or works in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties is welcome to open an account. SDCCU offers free checking accounts with eStatements, direct deposit, Visa credit and free debit cards, certificate and money market accounts, auto and home loans, an array of eServices and much more. San Diego County Credit Union serves a diverse customer base of 224,000, has assets of $5.4 billion and 28 convenient branch locations. Visit for more information. SDCCU is federally insured by NCUA and is an equal housing lender.

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