Texas Trust Donates $5,000 and Hundreds of Gifts to Toys for Tots

Texas Trust Donates $5,000 and Hundreds of Gifts to Toys for Tots

Mansfield, TX, December 08, 2017 — At the annual Toys for Tots toy drive, Texas Trust Credit Union delivered hundreds of toys and a check for $5,000. This is the sixth year Texas Trust has played a key role in the annual toy collection event, held at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts.

Texas Trust collected toys at each of its branches and delivered them to the event in its restored 1956 Chevrolet school bus. The credit union also hosted a family zone where children made “magic sparkling food” for Santa’s reindeer. The reindeer food helps direct Santa’s reindeer to a child’s home and provides a snack for the reindeer while Santa delivers presents.

More than a dozen employees from Texas Trust participated in the event. Ron Smith, senior vice president of retail operations, presented the check to Toys for Tots, along with all the toys that were collected. And Cash, the Texas Trust eagle mascot, competed in a race against the mascots of each Mansfield ISD High School.

“It is a joy to help the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve fulfill their mission of bringing hope to less fortunate children,” said Debi Knoblock, assistant vice president business and community engagement for Texas Trust Credit Union. “Toys for Tots brings joy to us as well and gives us an opportunity to fulfill the Christmas wishes of many.”

Download high resolution images from toy drive at: http://www.texastrustcu.org/news/texas-trust-donates-5000-hundreds-gifts-toys-tots/

About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust Credit Union was created in 1936 when a group of Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation employees pooled their savings so they could help each other achieve financial goals. Today, more than 89,000 members are served through checking and savings accounts; loans (personal, mortgage, auto, and small business); credit cards; insurance products; and investment services. Texas Trust Credit Union supports local students through its “Spirit Debit Rewards” program. With every eligible swipe of an SDR card, funds are donated to the school or district of the member’s choosing. To date, Texas Trust has donated more than $1.5 million since August 2011. Texas Trust serves members through 22 locations in Dallas, Denton, Tarrant, Henderson, Ellis, Johnson and Tom Green counties. With assets of more than $1.2 billion, Texas Trust is one of the largest credit unions in North Texas and the 18th largest in Texas. For more information, visit http://www.TexasTrustCU.org or follow us on facebook.com/texastrustcu or Twitter at @texastrustcu.

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