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  • Interest Free Loans for Teachers and Educators

    August 29, 2017

     

     

     

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    August 25, 2017

     

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

    Redwood Credit Union Public Relations Department
    (707) 576-5224 | (800) 479-7928, ext. 65224 | PR@redwoodcu.org
     
    Redwood Credit Union Offers Interest-Free Loans for
    Marin Teachers and School Employees
    RCU’s loan program created to help educators with school-related expenses
     
    San Rafael, Calif. – Redwood Credit Union (RCU) now offers zero-interest loans of up to $500 to Marin County public school employees for work-related expenses.
    The loans can be used for:
    • Classroom supplies and books
    • Computer equipment and software
    • Professional development courses
    • SMART train passes
    • Other work-related expenses
    “We want to support Marin Schools employees with easy and free access to funds that can help set them—and their students—up for a great school year,” said Brett Martinez, president and CEO of Redwood Credit Union. “We know many public school teachers and staff pay out-of-pocket for materials to enhance student learning; so we developed this loan program to help ease that burden.”
     
    Marin school teachers and employees can learn more, including how to apply, by visiting www.redwoodcu.org/4marinschools or calling 1 (800) 479-7928.
     
    Redwood Credit Union also gives back to Marin County schools through SchoolsRule Marin, a coalition that funds arts, health, technology, and literacy programs for public school students in Marin County. Every time a Marin resident uses their RCU Rewards Visa credit or debit card, Redwood Credit Union makes a donation to SchoolsRule. Since the program’s inception in 2014, RCU has donated $120,000 to support education programs in Marin and is projected to contribute an additional $50,000 by year-end.
     
    About Redwood Credit Union
    Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to consumers and businesses in the North Bay and San Francisco. RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, wealth management and investment services, and more. The Credit Union also offers insurance and discount auto sales through their wholly-owned subsidiary. RCU has over $3.5 billion in assets and serves over 290,000 Members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah, more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide, and free online and mobile banking. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit www.redwoodcu.org, or follow RCU on Facebook at facebook.com/redwoodcu and Twitter at @Redwoodcu for news and updates.
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    Please let us know if you have any questions. Thanks!
     
    Traci Thylin Bocci
    Assistant Manager | Communications & Public Relations
    Redwood Credit Union
    Mailing: PO Box 6104, Santa Rosa, CA 95406-0104
    Physical: 3033 Cleveland Avenue, Suite 100, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    Direct: (707) 576-5274 | Toll-Free: 1 (800) 479-7928, ext. 65274 | Fax: (707) 541-2656
    https://www.redwoodcu.org
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