Donation to help fill food needs created by COVID-19

April 21, 2020   San Antonio, TX


 SECURITY SERVICE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

DONATES $52,500 TO AREA FOOD BANKS

Donation to assist with urgent food insecurity needs prompted by COVID-19

(SAN ANTONIO, TX – April 21, 2020) –– In response to growing community needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Security Service Federal Credit Union is donating $52,500 to food banks across the communities it serves in Texas, Colorado and Utah.

The $52,500 donation will help address urgent food insecurity by purchasing supplies to feed individuals and families in need. This donation is being made at a critical time when community needs have increased and food bank resources have decreased.

“These are the communities we call home and right now our neighbors and their families are in need,” said Jim Laffoon, President and CEO of Security Service Federal Credit Union. “This is one of the worst crisis our nation has ever seen and to be able to assist our members and those around us during this time, is a great privilege.”

Donations are being provided to the San Antonio Food Bank, Coastal Bend Food Bank, Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank, Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado and The Salvation Army—Salt Lake City Corps.

In this time of uncertainty, food banks across the country are working around the clock to meet the growing needs of the community. To learn more about how to volunteer or donate to a local food bank during this heightened time of need or for food assistance, visit www.feedingAmerica.org.