Coat drive helps local children and teens in need stay warm
TruWest Credit Union branches serve as collection locations for Coats for Kids

Austin, Texas – Nov. 14, 2013 -- TruWest Credit Union is joining the Coats for Kids effort, to bring the community together and ensure the children of Central Texas stay warm this winter. TruWest has made donating a coat simple: Just bring any new orgently used coat or jacket to a TruWest branch near you between Nov. 18 and Dec. 11. 

There will be an additional opportunity to stop by the Round Rock TruWest Credit Union branch at 201 University Oaks Blvd, on Saturday, Nov. 23, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. as KASE 101 radio station broadcasts live from the parking lot. Anybody who donatesduring the live broadcast will be entered into a TruWest raffle to win one $50 or one of two $25 Mastercard® gift cards.

TruWest will ensure all donated coats will be given to Coats for Kids for distribution to local children and teenagers in need.

The 2012 Coats for Kids drive outfitted more than 32,000 kids with warm outerwear.

About TruWest Credit Union
TruWest Credit Union is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., and operates as a cooperative to provide its membership with a lifetime of quality financial services and a culture of caring for its members, employees and communities. TruWest is a strong and soundfinancial institution with more than 60,000 members and assets totaling more than $791 million. TruWest Credit Union has 13 branches–nine in the metro Phoenix area and four in Austin, Texas. 

About Coats for Kids
Coats for Kids is an annual community project that collects and distributes warm winter coats to eligible children and teenagers in Central Texas, sponsored by TruWest Credit Union, KASE 101, KVUE, the Junior League of Austin and Jack Brown Cleaners.

Jill Collins, TruWest Credit Union, marketingrequests@truwest.org