Altura Holiday Food Drive Assists Local Charities

Posted on January 14, 2013

(Riverside, Calif.) Jan. 14, 2013 – Altura Credit Union Members and employees donated nearly 900 non-perishable food items to local charitable organizations as part of its fifth annual Holiday Canned Food Drive.

Non-perishable food items were collected at Altura’s nine branches. The Rancho Mirage and Riverside Avenue branches collected the most items, followed by the 14th Street branch and the Operations & Technology Center (OTC).

The staff members at each branch, Altura’s Member Service Center and Altura’s OTC selected the local non-profit organization to receive donations. This year, donations were made to:

California School For The Deaf

Aqua Caliente Elementary School

Family Services Association

Riverside City College-Active Minds

Martha’s Village and Kitchen

Take A Bite Out Of Hunger/Riverside

Settlement House of Corona/Norco

The Pantry

Hemet Community Pantry

Canyon Springs Family Services Association

Photo Caption:

Altura Credit Union Rancho Mirage branch staff members, from left, Maria Gomez, Georganna Barnes and Sarah Lewis with some of the non-perishable food items collected at their branch for Aqua Caliente Elementary School as part of the credit union’s annual Holiday Food Drive.

Altura is very proud of its 56 years of service to Members in the Inland Empire. Today Altura is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in Riverside and San Diego counties, as well as selected cities in Orange and San Bernardino counties. Altura Credit Union,, has been recognized with the California Award for Performance Excellence (CAPE), the state’s equivalent of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Today, Altura Credit Union serves nearly 94,000 members and has $674.5 million in total assets. For more information on Altura, visit our website,, or call 1-888-883-7228.