The TwinStar Community Foundation is once again partnering with Homeless Backpacks organizations in our service areas to help at-risk kids. Now through October 12th, we will be seeking donations and food items to provide nutritious food for teens that provides the help they need to focus on school,
More than 60 different elementary schools and their school districts were awarded funds to help eliminate the growing school lunch debt problem. The TwinStar Community Foundation paid all the school lunch debt in our service area for elementary schools in Lewis and Grays Harbor Counties and half the school lunch debt in Thurston County.
The TwinStar Community Foundation, along with our loyal members, raised over $4,800 dollars and donated thousands of pounds of food to organizations helping at risk youth throughout our service areas.
Thank you very much TwinStar Credit Union members!
Your donations resulted in more than $800 doll
Tens of thousands of credit union members recently made their voices heard in Washington D.C.
Earlier this spring, the U.S. Congress passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief & Consumer Protection Act.
In 2015, 42.2 million Americans lived in households with food scarcity, or low food levels, including households in the Pacific Northwest.* When thinking about hunger, many people often have a specific idea of what someone who struggles with food scarcity is like and what brought them to this point.