Elan Financial Services Donates $12,500 to East Texas Food Bank on Behalf of Tyler City Employees Credit Union, Providing 96,000 Pounds of Fresh Produce to the Community
(Tyler, TX) — Tyler City Employees Credit Union (TCECU) today announced it has been selected as one of Elan’s 50 credit union credit card partners to participate in Elan’s Across the Country Charitable Giving program. As one of 50 randomly selected partners, TCECU was able to choose East Texas Food Bank to receive a generous $12,500 donation on our behalf.
“We are honored to be part of this exciting initiative from Elan. Selecting an organization that directly benefited the families within the city of Tyler and surrounding communities was important to us, and the East Texas Food Bank is a wonderful, established organization to help distribute these funds to help alleviate food insecurity.” stated, Mari Ann Morgan, CEO of Tyler City Employees Credit Union.
“The donation from Tyler City Employees Credit Union and Elan will support the East Texas Food Bank’s Fresh Produce Program, which provides a reliable source of fresh fruits and vegetables for low-income East Texas families. We distribute fresh produce through our network of partner agencies throughout 26 counties, including Smith County, and the city of Tyler. The $12,500 gift will provide approximately 96,000 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to our community and we are deeply grateful,” stated Dennis Cullinane, CEO of East Texas Food Bank.
Elan’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, John Owens added, “We’re so impressed by the work of East Texas Food Bank and their commitment to the health of the Tyler community and surrounding counties. We’re grateful the Across the Country donation can make such an impact through their Fresh Produce Program.”
About East Texas Food Bank
Established in 1988, the East Texas Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief nonprofit in East Texas covering 26 counties. ETFB provides over 25 million meals each year to 200 partner agencies and feeding programs. Our mission is to fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas. For more information, visit www.easttexasfoodbank.org.
About Tyler City Employees Credit Union
Tyler City Employees’ Credit Union is a full-service, not-for-profit cooperative financial institution that began in August of 1953. It was formed for the purpose of encouraging savings by offering a good rate of return, using collective moneys to make loans at competitive, low rates and providing other useful financial resources. www.tylercityecu.com
As America’s leading agent credit card issuer, Elan serves more than 250 active credit union partners. For more than 50 years, Elan has offered an outsourced partnership solution that provides credit unions the ability to offer a competitive credit card program. Elan has developed industry-leading technologies to improve cardmember satisfaction and drive growth all while sharing the program economics with its partners. In 2022, Elan launched the Across the Country Charitable Giving program supporting nonprofits across the country in partnership with select credit union partners. For more information, visit www.cupartnership.com.