The new vehicle was made possible through a $30,000 donation by the local credit union.
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – JULY 1, 2021 – Generations Federal Credit Union (GFCU) proudly unveiled a new emergency vehicle for the American Red Cross – San Antonio Chapter on Wednesday, June 30 at their St. Mary’s branch location (1828 N St Mary’s St, 78212). The new emergency vehicle was made possible through a $30,000 donation made by GFCU in March 2021.
Generations Federal Credit Union’s new community emergency vehicle will help the American Red Cross transport disaster supplies, comfort kits, hygiene products, as well as volunteer response teams to disaster locations, large and small, throughout the central and south Texas region.
In attendance at the unveiling were Generations Federal Credit Union CEO Ken Raymie, Generations Federal Credit Union CFO Geraldine Breeding, who also sits on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross, American Red Cross Executive Director Michael Vela and Vice Chair Jonathan Tijerina.
“Disaster can hit at any moment. With that in mind, Generations Federal Credit Union is honored to stand behind and support an organization that aids families when they need it most,” said Ken Raymie, CEO for Generations Federal Credit Union.
“We appreciate the generous donation made by Generations Federal Credit Union. Emergency response vehicles are essential to Red Cross disaster relief operations and this donation has expanded our fleet to ensure we deliver services to those impacted by disaster,” said Michael Vela, Executive Director of the American Red Cross San Antonio Area Chapter.
About Generations Federal Credit Union
Generations Federal Credit Union (GFCU) was founded in 1940 to serve employees of the City of San Antonio, expanding to serve SA Fire Department and SA Police Department employees. GFCU now serves over 50,000 Consumer and Commercial members with multiple branch locations and virtual banking services and holds $562 million in assets. Members enjoy competitive dividends and loan rates with low fees, and nationwide access through shared branching and electronic services. GFCU seeks to enhance the quality of life throughout its eight-county Field of Membership by promoting financial well-being, as well as through supporting and volunteering with community-serving organizations.
Membership is open to individuals who live, work, volunteer, worship, attend school, or own a business in Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina and/or Wilson County, Texas. Businesses of all sizes can join Generations for their business banking needs; and may offer Generations membership as a benefit to their staff.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.