WSECU to Hold Community Shred and Share Day

Old tax forms, account statements and medical records pose a serious identity theft threat, if not disposed of properly. That’s why WSECU is holding a free annual Community Shred & Share Day.

The credit union will have commercial document shredding partners on-site at eight branches and is offering free shredding of up to three file-sized boxes of old, sensitive documents for anyone who wants to participate.

WSECU will also be collecting donations for local community partners, including food banks and one “other bank” that collects things like toiletries and household supplies for those who need them.

“Of course,” said the credit union on their website, “we’ll also have a few treats and giveaways.”

The events take place Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. See below for participating branches and the community partners they are supporting.

Chehalis Branch

  • Partner Charity: Lewis County Food Bank Coalition
  • Donations: Non-Perishable Food Items

Everett Branch

  • Partner Charity: Everett Food Bank
  • Donations: Non-Perishable Food Items

Lakewood Branch

  • Partner Charity: FISH Food Bank
  • Donations: Non-Perishable Food Items

Medical Lake Branch

  • Partner Charity: Medical Lake Food Bank
  • Donations: Non-Perishable Food Items                 

Olympia (Parking Lot Adjacent to the Branch)

  • Partner Charity: YWCA of Olympia’s “Other Bank” 
  • Donations: Household Cleaning Items or Personal Hygiene Products Such as Soap, Shampoo, Etc.

Pullman Bishop Branch

  • Partner Charity: Pullman Community Food Bank
  • Donations: Non-Perishable Food Items

Spokane Valley Branch 

  • Partner Charity: Second Harvest Food Bank
  • Donation: Non-Perishable Food Items

Yakima Branch

  • Partner Charity: Northwest Harvest Food Bank 
  • Donations: Non-Perishable Food Items

Questions about this story? Contact James Pearson: 206.340.4790, jpearson@nwcua.org.

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