Community Giving 2013 – Year in Review

by Kristin Peterson, Business Development

by Kristin P., Business Development

At Pacific Service Credit Union we pride ourselves on being an active part of our community.  We are committed to actively supporting the communities we serve through financial contributions and volunteer services. Here’s a wrap up of our 2013 contributions.

 

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano – Holiday Food Drive and Admiral’s Garden Event sponsorship

Our funding helps the Food Bank supply food to needy families.  Our 2013 donation provides to 70,302 meals.

 

Kids Day 2013

Once again, we are a proud sponsor of Kids Day 2013 benefitting The Children’s Hospital of Central California, which provides medical treatment to over 100,000 children.

 

YMCA of San Francisco

We are supporting the Presidio Community YMCA’s afterschool learning program.  The program provides free, high -quality afterschool services to youth in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond neighborhood.

 

Diabetic Youth Foundation

Our donations support the DYF with their mission to improve the quality of life for children, teens and families affected by diabetes.

 

San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Foundation

This year’s funding will provide back-to-school supplies for 300 low-income, at-risk children.

 

Credit Unions for Kids

Credit Unions for Kids is a non-profit collaboration of credit unions across the country benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Funding supports treatment of children, regardless of their ability to pay.

 

Children’s Miracle Day Fundraiser

We were one of many credit unions supporting the Credit Union SacTown Ten-Mile Race benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

 

Fresno Police and Neighborhood Watch program

Our funding supports community block parties and education for children.  Children participate in crime prevention activities that reinforce positive living and improve relations with law enforcement officers.

 

Fresno Police Activities League (PAL) programs

Our involvement supports programs for low-income, at-risk residents of the community, including bicycle repair, bicycle giveaways and a mentoring pen pal program.

 

American Red Cross Save-a-Life Days

For the 11th year, our funding sponsors a series of regional training events that deliver lifesaving skills to vulnerable populations in underserved communities at no cost.

 

Youth Homes

Our sponsorship helps Youth Homes provide shelter and services to seriously traumatized and abused foster youth in Contra Costa County and throughout the Bay Area.

 

Loaves and Fishes

Our funding helps Loaves and Fishes dining rooms provide hot meals to individuals and families in need.

 

George Mark Children’s House

Our donation helps to expand the meal program to meet the needs of a growing patient population.

 

Huckleberry Youth Programs

Our donation helps the Huckleberry Youth Programs serve at-risk, runaway and homeless youth in the Bay Area.

 

Poverello House

Since 2010, we have assisted the Poverello House serve the hungry and homeless of Fresno.  Services provided by the Poverello House include emergency shelter, food, transportation, recreation, and social services.

 

Elder Financial Protection Network

Since 2003, we have supported EFPN to prevent the financial exploitation of California’s elderly and dependent adult population.

 

The Salvation Army

Our long-time support helps The Salvation Army provide food and toys for needy families during the holiday season.

 

Bay Area Rescue Mission

Our 2013 donation provided 1,200 turkeys to needy families during the holiday season and bikes for children living at the Rescue Mission.

 

American Red Cross

Our emergency donations assisted with disaster relief following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and the tornados that devastated the Midwest in November.

 

Children’s Hospital Central California and Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland

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