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TruStone Financial Foundation Donates to CROSS Services

Tuesday, August 13, 2019  
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Trustone Financial Federal Credit Union —  PLYMOUTH, Minn. (Aug. 13, 2019) — In celebration of TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union’s 80th anniversary, the TruStone Financial Foundation is making a $1,000 donation to a local charity on behalf of each Minnesota and Wisconsin branch. As part of this initiative, TruStone Financial’s Rogers branch recently donated $1,000 to CROSS Services.

CROSS Services is a non-profit organization that provides food, clothing, housing assistance, meal deliveries and other essential items and services to community members in need. Currently, 95% of every dollar that is donated to CROSS goes towards its aid programs; that’s well above the national average of 70%.

“After visiting Cross on a couple of occasions and learning more about how much they are helping our local communities, it was an easy decision to choose them for our donation,” said Matthew Ronning, manager of the Rogers TruStone Financial branch.  

Liz Johnson, Executive Director at CROSS Services, thanked TruStone Financial for the donation. “Every dollar received can be turned into ten dollars’ worth of groceries,” she said. Pat Schwalbe, Director of Volunteers and Community Engagement at CROSS, added, “I think what TruStone is doing is fantastic, and I reflect on how this may challenge others as they consider what their $1,000 can do.”

About TruStone Financial

TruStone Financial is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota and is celebrating 80 years of supporting local communities. It is Minnesota’s third largest credit union with assets of $1.4 billion, as of July 31, 2019. It has 14 branches across Minnesota and Wisconsin. For more information and full membership criteria, visit TruStoneFinancial.org.

About the TruStone Financial Foundation

The TruStone Financial Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2009 by TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union. The TruStone Financial Foundation primarily supports financial education and programs through scholarships and outreach, while also engaging in general charitable giving in the communities served by the credit union. Learn more about the TruStone Financial Foundation at www.TruStoneFoundation.org.

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Staff from the Rogers branch of TruStone Financial presented a check for $1,000 to CROSS Services staff at the organization’s food and clothing shelf in Rogers.


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