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Support the Japanese Relief Effort at Redwood Credit Union

All RCU Branches Now Collecting Donations for Red Cross Disaster Relief

By: GO LOCAL Staff

March 15, 2011

Santa Rosa, CA – Redwood Credit Union (RCU) is now accepting contributions to the Red Cross Japanese Disaster Relief Fund to directly assist the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. All RCU branch locations have been designated as collection sites for donations from Members and the general public.
Contributions to the fund may be made at any RCU location via cash deposit, funds transfer or check payable to American Red Cross. 100% of the contributions will go directly to the Red Cross Japanese Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Disaster Relief Fund toward their efforts to assist the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
“Our hearts go out to everyone who has been affected by this disaster,” said Brett Martinez, RCU President & CEO. “Supporting the American Red Cross efforts by accepting contributions at our 15 North Bay and San Francisco locations is our way of doing what we can to respond to the devastating situation in Japan,” Martinez added.
Those interested in contributing to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief efforts may visit any Redwood Credit Union branch. Click here for locations and addresses of RCU branches, visit, or call 1 (800) 479-7928. Those seeking to pledge securely online can do so by visiting the American Red Cross website: For more information on the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Japan, please visit their website or call the Red Cross directly at 1 (800) REDCROSS.
Redwood Credit Union is a full-service Member-owned financial cooperative and a GoLocal member with 15 Northern California branch locations. The Credit Union offers comprehensive financial products and services for individuals and small businesses, including free checking, savings and deposit accounts, consumer and real estate loans, credit cards, free home banking, financial management services, retirement planning, insurance services, auto-purchasing and a variety of online services including loan applications and free bill pay. For more information, please call (707) 545-4000, toll-free at 1 (800) 479-7928, or visit

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