SAN ANTONIO, TX, December 7, 2012 - The Security Service Charitable Foundation presented a $10,000 contribution the American Red Cross for disaster relief on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Credit union officials presented a check to Mike Bennett, chief executive officer of the Red Cross’s San Antonio Area Chapter, at Security Service Federal Credit Union’s headquarters.
"Security Service has a deep concern for the families that lost so much during the wake of Hurricane Sandy," said Steve Schott, Security Service executive vice president, chief financial officer and American Red Cross board member. "We appreciate the efforts that the American Red Cross has put forth to help them recover from such a devastating storm. We hope that this donation will help the Red Cross provide immediate relief for those affected."
The Red Cross continues to provide food, shelter, supplies and other help to survivors as part of the emergency relief work, and will be involved in these efforts for weeks to come. “We are actively working with communities to determine unmet needs and how the Red Cross can meet those needs – and will continue this throughout the recovery process,” stated Bennett. “The generous support of Security Service and likeminded corporations, foundations and individuals is what makes our services possible, and we are most grateful.”