Houston Chapter of Credit Unions Battles the Fight Against Hunger
HOUSTON, Texas, August, 17, 2017 – Fewer Houstonians will go hungry due to the efforts of local credit unions. The Houston Chapter of Credit Unions Summer Food Drive resulted in a donation of over 1,500 pounds of food for the Houston Food Bank, and added a sizable monetary donation to boot.
The 2017 Summer Food Drive started on June 1st and wrapped up at the Houston Chapter of Credit Unions Business Partner Expo on Tuesday, August 15.
“The Houston Food Bank was shocked at the amount of food we donated,” said Valarie Brittain Vice President of Human Resources for Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union and Chairperson for the drive. “We are delighted to help in the fight against hunger and excited that this food drive was such a great success”.
The Houston Chapter of Credit Unions provides a collaborative environment for credit union professionals and volunteers to receive education, leadership development, and grow credit union community influence. The Houston Chapter is comprised of over 100 credit unions in the Houston metropolitan area.
For additional information about the Houston Chapter of Credit Unions, visit www.HoustonChapter.com. To learn more about credit unions or to locate one in the Houston area, visit www.HoustonCreditUnions.org.
Contact: Malcolm Rene
Board Member, Houston Chapter of Credit Unions
President/CEO Houston Metropolitan FCU