OnPoint Community Credit Union to Host KGW School Supply Drive Celebration on August 15

Top Quote Supply drive will collect pencils, paper, crayons and other needed supplies for Schoolhouse Supplies. End Quote
  • Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA (1888PressRelease) August 09, 2011 - OnPoint Community Credit Union, the largest credit union in Oregon, will host a supply drive celebration and school supply collection event to support the 2011 KGW School Supply Drive. The annual Supply Drive collects pencils, paper, crayons and other needed supplies for Schoolhouse Supplies-a local nonprofit organization that serves local classrooms in need by operating a volunteer-run Free Store for Teachers. The celebration will take place at OnPoint's Lloyd Center branch (1720 NE 9th St., Portland) on August 15 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., and will include complimentary root beer floats and other giveaways.

    "OnPoint Community Credit Union is proud to celebrate our fourth year supporting the KGW School Supply Drive," said OnPoint President and CEO Rob Stuart. "Our partnership with Schoolhouse Supplies is a special way to honor our roots in education while ensuring that local students have the tools they need to succeed in the classroom."

    Each of the 16 OnPoint branches in the Portland and Eugene metro areas will act as a collection site for donations now through September 3.


    OnPoint Community Credit Union is the largest credit union in Oregon, serving more than 220,000 members and with assets of $2.9 billion. Founded in 1932, OnPoint Community Credit Union's membership is available to anyone who lives or works in one of 13 Oregon (Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Lane, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill) and two Washington counties (Skamania and Clark). More information is available at www.onpointcu.com or 503-228-7077 or 800-527-3932.


    Schoolhouse Supplies was founded in 1999 as a way to support students and teachers throughout Portland Public Schools. The organization operates Oregon's first and only volunteer-run Free Store to provide teachers with the classroom supplies needed to encourage the learning process for all students.

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