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SDCCU Partnered with the San Diego Blood Bank to Help Save Lives

 New Year’s blood drive helped save over 261 lives

 SAN DIEGO, Calif., (January 17, 2023) -- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, partnered with the San Diego Blood Bank to host a New Year’s blood drive at six SDCCU locations, five in San Diego County and one in Orange County, collecting 87 units of much-needed blood, which will help save the lives of over 261 people.
 
The blood drive was held during a challenging time of the year for the San Diego Blood Bank with less blood drives taking place during the holiday season. Blood donations are especially critical at this time of year after a busy winter season, and the reduced number of drives has put additional strain on the already stretched on-hand supply.
 
“SDCCU was happy to once again partner with the San Diego Blood Bank to host a blood drive to kick off the New Year,” said Teresa Campbell, SDCCU president and CEO. “We are grateful to all those who came out and donated, as your support truly impacts the lives of those in our community.”
 
More than 30 hospitals rely on the San Diego Blood Bank every day. With a shelf life of just 42 days, the constant need for new donations is critical. To learn more about the San Diego Blood Bank or for more information on the blood drive, visit www.sandiegobloodbank.org.
 
SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of $11.5 billion, over 435,000 customers, more than 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. Membership required. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit sdccu.com.