Texas Trust Delivers $5,000 to Toys for Tots
Mansfield, Texas – December 9, 2016 – Texas Trust Credit Union once again was a lead participant in the Mansfield Toys for Tots Toy Drive held at the MISD Center for the Performing Arts. The credit union presented a check for $5,000 and delivered a busload of toys in a restored 1956 Chevrolet school bus.
In addition, Texas Trust hosted a special family zone complete with an antique sleigh and an area to mix up “magic sparkling reindeer food.” Families took advantage of sitting in the antique sleigh for an old-fashioned Christmas picture. Children had fun creating the magic reindeer food, which when sprinkled on the lawn on Christmas Eve helps direct Santa’s reindeer to their home and provides a snack for those hard-working reindeer.
Ron Smith, senior vice president of retail operations at Texas Trust, was on hand to present the check to the Toys for Tots. Volunteers from Jobe Middle School National Junior Honor Society assisted Texas Trust employees at the event.
The event included photos with Santa, train rides, a sledding hill, bounce houses, and the annual mascot races, featuring Texas Trust’s Cash the Eagle and mascots representing each of Mansfield’s high schools and other local businesses. The event was broadcast live on the local Fox affiliate.
“Contributing to Toys for Tots brings joy to us, as well as to the children who receive the gifts,” said Jim Minge, president of Texas Trust Credit Union. “We are so thankful for the servicemen and women who are behind this organization that is dedicated to making children’s Christmas dreams come true.”
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 80,000 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 swipe of an eligible SDR card, funds are donated to the school or district of the member’s choosing. To date, Texas Trust has donated over $1.3 million since August 2011. Texas Trust serves members in Dallas, Tarrant, Henderson, Ellis, and Johnson counties through 16 locations in Mansfield, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Cedar Hill, Midlothian, DeSoto, Hurst, and Athens. With assets of $950 million, Texas Trust is one of the largest credit unions in North Texas and the 18th largest in Texas. For more information, visit TexasTrustCU.org or follow us on facebook.com/texastrustcu or Twitter at @texastrustcu
Shelley Carlson, Texas Trust Credit Union
Kristine Tanzillo, Dux Public Relations