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DuPage Credit Union’s 6th Annual Drive, Drop & Donate Event Raises Over $3,100 to Benefit DuPage County Students in Need

Jul 16, 2019 12:51PM ● By Hannah Ott

Naperville DuPage Credit Union would like to thank everyone who kindly donated to its June 21st Drive, Drop & Donate event. During the sixth-annual fundraiser, the Credit Union raised over $3,100 which will be used to purchase backpacks and school supply kits for DuPage County students in need.

“We’re thrilled with the results,” said Amy Brandt, Vice President of Business Solutions at DuPage Credit Union. “Our Team enjoyed meeting the many generous individuals who made donations to our We’ve Got Your Back backpack fundraising efforts.”

Backpacks, stuffed with essential school supplies, will be handed out to students attending the Catholic Charities Annual Back-to-School Fair on August 7 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, which benefits DuPage County students in need through the DuPage Regional Office of Education.

To date, the Credit Union has surpassed its goal of $10,000 and has raised $13,634 to purchase supplies and backpacks; and will continue to take donations through July 31. To make a donation or learn more, visit

The Credit Union also thanks its Drive, Drop & Donate sponsor, The Rusin-Fulco Realty Group, for their third-consecutive year of being the sole sponsor of this event.

About DuPage Credit Union: Providing membership value for over 60 years, DuPage Credit Union is more than just a bank. They are a member-owned financial institution united by a common spirit. As a not-for-profit credit union with more than 35,000 Members, they're energized to create memorable banking experiences to help with life’s events, big and small. They offer financial solutions to anyone who lives or works in DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties; or attends school in DuPage County. To learn more about DuPage Credit Union, visit, call or stop by a Branch Office. Deposits are insured to $250,000 per account by American Share Insurance. By Members' Choice this institution is not federally insured. DuPage Credit Union is an Equal Housing Opportunity Lender. 

About DuPage Regional Office of Education: The DuPage ROE provides a range of services, including: professional development, teacher certification, technology training, school improvement, student support, assessment, health, life safety and other related services to the 42 public school districts and 161,000 students of DuPage County.

About Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet: Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet is a faith-based organization that provides service to people in need and calls others of good will to do the same. The programs and services provided by Catholic Charities in DuPage County include homeless prevention services, emergency services, counseling, Hope House homeless shelter, alternative housing programs and services for veterans. To learn more about the programs and services provided by Catholic Charities, visit


Source: Tami McQueen, DuPage Credit Union 630.428.3440 ext. 3068