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Georgia United Credit Union Grants 851 Wishes for Local Foster Children with Annual Wish Tree Program

Georgia United Employees Cindy Taylor, Intern Eric Nilsson, Ben Pate, James Workman and Eboni Bailey load one of the vans with holiday deliveries for local Department of Family & Children’s Services foster children.
Georgia United Employees Cindy Taylor, Intern Eric Nilsson, Ben Pate, James Workman and Eboni Bailey load one of the vans with holiday deliveries for local Department of Family & Children’s Services foster children.

Duluth, GA (December 189 2013) Georgia United Credit Union held its 24th annual Wish Tree program to collect new toys and clothing for local foster children through local Departments of Family & Children’s Services during December. Georgia United invited interested individuals, schools, and civic groups to participate by dropping off a new toy or article of clothing at one of Georgia United’s 16 branch locations by mid-December so deliveries could be made prior to Christmas.  

Special thanks to those who helped collect 851 items (from iPods to bicycles) this year to donate to foster children in the communities we serve.

The Christmas Wish Tree Program is one of Georgia United’s longest-running community service projects and one of its most successful with 14,101 gifts donated to multiple county DFCS offices during the program’s 24 year tenure. 

About Georgia United Credit Union

Georgia United Credit Union is ranked as one of the top credit unions in Georgia with over $950 million in assets and sixteen branch locations across the state.  Their mission is to save members time and money with their personal finances. Georgia United Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) up to $250,000 per account.

Georgia United serves all state agency employees, Board of Regents employees, adult & technical education schools, numerous county school systems and employee groups, as well as faculty, staff, students and alumni of the University of Georgia.  

Additional information may be located at georgiaunitedcu.org.

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