In partnership with Blood Centers of the Pacific, Redwood Credit Union (RCU) hosted a blood drive at their Administrative Offices in Santa Rosa on October 3. Blood Centers of the Pacific collects blood that stays local, benefitting hospitals include the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa, and Kaiser Santa Rosa Medical Center. More than 17 employees and community members came to donate. Redwood Credit Union’s sponsored blood drive collected 13 units to save a potential of 39 lives.
“The credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people’ is showcased through community partnerships like the one we’ve developed with Blood Centers of the Pacific. We’re pleased to offer our employees, Members, and local communities convenient opportunities to donate blood and save lives,” said Robin McKenzie, Senior Vice President.
RCU demonstrates their commitment to the communities they serve in a variety of ways through volunteerism, fundraising and donations, sponsorship, leadership on non-profit boards, free financial literacy programs and more. Each year, RCU supports numerous local non-profits including local volunteer centers, Tomorrow’s Leaders Today, the American Red Cross, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, United Way and others.
About Redwood Credit Union
Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to anyone living or working in the North Bay or San Francisco. As a financial cooperative focused on people not profit, RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, investment and financial planning services and more. The Credit Union also offers a variety of insurance products and discount auto sales through their wholly-owned subsidiary. RCU currently has more than $2.2 billion in assets and serves nearly 230,000 Members with 18 full-service branch locations from San Francisco to Ukiah, more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide and convenient, free online and mobile banking. For more information, please call 1 (800) 479-7928 or visit www.redwoodcu.org.