San Diego County Credit Union sponsors 2018 Southwest Riverside County Heart and Stroke Walk

Donate to the cause at any SDCCU branch location in Riverside County

SAN DIEGO, CA (February 7, 2018) San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Southwest Riverside County Heart and Stroke Walk. Throughout the month of February, SDCCU is proud to join the fight against these deadly diseases by collecting donations at its branch locations in Riverside County.

“As a proud sponsor of the 2018 Southwest Riverside County Heart and Stroke Walk, we encourage the community to join in the fight against this deadly disease and donate at our Temecula and Murrieta branches,” said Teresa Halleck, president and CEO of SDCCU. “With cardiovascular disease impacting hundreds of thousands of people each year, we aim to do our part to help build healthier lives.”

This year’s walk takes place on April 28 at 5 p.m. at Lake Skinner in Winchester, Calif. Thousands of individuals will participate in the walk to join in the fight against heart disease and stroke. The annual 5k, now in its 8th year, aims to raise $150,000 to help in the fight against the nation’s number one and number five killers. The Heart & Stroke Walk also aims to build healthier lives by promoting healthy habits, such as walking, as a regular part of life.

Heart disease and stroke claim more than 831,000 lives each year. The American Heart Association aims to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020. The Heart & Stroke Walk brings communities together to help achieve this goal, raising funds to support lifesaving cardiovascular research, community education outreach and improvement of patient care.

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions and ranked a top five credit union in California by Forbes. SDCCU proudly serves the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of over $13 billion, more than 437,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. Membership required. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


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