Texas Trust Employees Donate Nearly $6,000 to Children First Counseling

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Grand Prairie non-profit, Children First, received a generous donation of $5,812 from Arlington-based Texas Trust Credit Union

Ron Smith presents a check to Children First Counseling Center

This is just one example of the charitable hearts of our employees

In lieu of taking a floating holiday, a group of employees of Texas Trust Credit Union pooled together their pay and donated it to Children First Counseling Center.

A check for $5,812.64 was donated to the non-profit which is one of a few agencies in North Texas that provides "play therapy" for abused children. Children First provides a range of counseling services for children, adolescents and adults that have been victims of abuse.

Acts of kindness, such as this, is part of Texas Trust's 'people helping people' culture. Instead of taking a day off for a floating holiday employees donated their wages for the day to the charity. The idea originated by an employee who then rallied support from the executive team and colleagues.

"This is just one example of the charitable hearts of our employees," said Jim Minge, president of Texas Trust Credit Union. "I am so grateful to work with people that are always looking for ways to help our community."

About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust, one of the largest credit unions in North Texas and the 17st largest in Texas, provides financial services that enable members to build brighter financial futures. As a full-service financial institution, Texas Trust offers checking, savings, mortgages, credit cards, CDs, Money Market accounts, IRAs, and investment and insurance services. Its business services include SBA and conventional loans, electronic payment cards, checking and money market accounts, merchant card processing, online banking, insurance and the Employee Solutions Network. With assets of $880 million, Texas Trust operates in Dallas, Tarrant, and Henderson counties, as well as parts of Ellis and Johnson counties. It has 15 branches in Mansfield, Grand Prairie, Arlington, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Hurst and Athens. Texas Trust is a federally insured financial institution. Deposits up to $250,000 are insured by the full faith of the federal government through the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). For more information, visit TexasTrustCU.org.

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