Credit Union Employees Team Up with the TruStone Financial Foundation to Donate $1,340 to Kenosha, Wisconsin based Hope Council

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (July 31, 2017) TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union employees recently raised $670 for the Hope Council on Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse, a non-profit based in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A dollar-for-dollar match of funds by the TruStone Financial Foundation allowed for a donation totaling $1,340 to the local organization.

Hope Council employee accepts donation from TruStone Financial
Executive Director of the Hope Council, Guida Brown accepting donation from Kacie Osten, Vice President, Director of Wisconsin Branches for TruStone Financial.

Since 1968, the Hope Council has been committed to reducing the impact of drug and alcohol abuse in the Kenosha community. The Hope Council provides education, prevention, intervention and referral services to support those affected by drug and alcohol abuse. “TruStone Financial has two branches in Kenosha and our employees are able to see firsthand the impact the Hope Council has on the community,” said Kacie Osten, Vice President, Director of Wisconsin Branches. “Our employees were excited to donate to an organization that directly impacts our community.”

“We at the Hope Council on Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse are so grateful for the financial support we received from the staff at TruStone Financial,” shared Guida Brown, Executive Director of the Hope Council. “Breaking down the stigma around substance use disorders and ensuring people get assistance is an effort the entire community needs to be part of, and we are grateful that we can count on the support from our neighborhood credit union to help us realize our mission.”