TruWest Credit Union Supports the MCC Mesa Market with Thanksgiving Food Drive

MESA, Arizona -- Nov. 17, 2020 -- TruWest Credit Union employees are feeding Mesa Community College students this holiday season by hosting a food drive.

TruWest Credit Union donates food items for student Thanksgiving food boxesGenerous TruWest employees donated enough food items to provide 50 food boxes that will give MCC students the opportunity to have a nice holiday meal. The food boxes supplied by TruWest contain Thanksgiving essentials such as stuffing mix, instant potatoes, bread mix, canned veggies, macaroni and cheese and paper goods.

Cash donations from TruWest aided in the purchase of grocery gift cards so students may purchase additional items.

Students may request a Friends and Family Celebration Box to be picked up during the week of Nov. 16 - 20, by visiting the Resources & Services section of the Virtual Student Life Center (

“We are forever grateful for the continued generosity of TruWest employees,” said Beth Ann Wright, Program Coordinator of MCC Student Life. “TruWest’s support of the wellbeing of our students is truly a Thanksgiving blessing.”

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Media contact: Dawn Zimmer, MCC,, 480-461-7892

TruWest Credit Union is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, and operates as a cooperative to provide its members with a lifetime of quality financial services and a culture of caring for its members, employees and communities. TruWest has more than 93,000 members and assets totaling more than $1.3 billion. TruWest® Credit Union has 13 branch locations—nine in Metro Phoenix and four in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit

Mesa Community College is nationally recognized by the Aspen Institute as one of the top 150 community colleges in the United States and is known for service learning, career and technical programs, civic engagement and innovative approaches to education. The college serves as a resource for career readiness, transfer education, workforce development and lifelong learning. Host to more than 30,000 students annually, MCC offers degree and certificate programs online and at its two campuses and additional locations. Through the implementation of Guided Pathways with Integrated Support Services, MCC is transforming ways it champions student success; college completion, university transfer and career attainment for all students. MCC is a Hispanic Serving Institution with a diverse student body, including more than 400 international students representing over 60 countries, who enrich campus learning experiences. Award-winning faculty are dedicated to student success, providing the education and training to empower MCC students to compete locally and globally. Located in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, MCC is one of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District. Learn more at

Mesa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

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Publication Date: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020