Credit union collecting food for the needy

DOWNEY - Downey Federal Credit Union is collecting food for needy families in Downey.Collection bins for non-perishable food are located in the main branch at 8237 3rd St. and in the express service office at Downey Regional Medical Center. Some of the food being sought includes canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, tuna fish, canned meat, canned soup, canned meals, non-cook items and fruit juices. Donations will be donated to Downey PTA HELPS (Health, Education and Local Pantry Service). The credit union is also accepting monetary donations for PTA HELPS. The credit union will also donate Thanksgiving baskets to families whose children attend their adopted schools, Ward and Lewis Elementary School.

********** Published: October 30, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 28