PLYMOUTH, Minn. (October 11, 2017) – TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union and Mortgage Lending Services employees volunteered more than 1,500 hours of service with various organizations through Minnesota and Wisconsin on October 9, 2017. On a day the credit union is typically closed for Columbus Day, employees gave back to the charities of their choice. The credit union joined 36 other Minnesota credit unions for CU Forward Day, a Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) initiative to ‘spread kindness throughout Minnesota communities’.
Nearly 375 employees from TruStone Financial and Mortgage Lending Services volunteered at 20 different organizations with a focus on serving the underprivileged, youth, veterans and public service workers. A few of the organizations supported include; Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Second Harvest Food Shelf, The Sheridan Story, the American Legion and Feeding America.
“Our focus has always been on serving our members and our communities.” stated TruStone Financial CEO Tim Bosiacki. “However, dedicating an entire day to service allowed us to focus our efforts and deliver a larger impact in the communities we call home.”
When asked what CU Forward Day meant for her and her employees, Vice President and Director of Minnesota Branches Lisamarie Meyer shared, “As your neighborhood credit union, our goal is to improve the financial lives of our members. Volunteer opportunities like CU Forward Day provide our employees with a renewed perspective on the challenges our neighbors face, ultimately allowing us to better serve our communities where they need it the most.”
To learn more about CU Forward Day’s impact in Minnesota, visit www.mncun.org.