Associated Credit Union of Texas' Charity Chat

McWhirter Elementary wins a $500 donation from Associated Credit Union of Texas

League City, TEXAS (December 21, 2012) In celebration of ACU of Texas' 2012 Charity Chat participants, all of the nominated charities were brought2012 Holiday Charity Chat back for another chance to win a holiday donation. The nominees were Focus, Hospice Care Team, Creative Corners, Catholic Charities, Arthritis Foundation, Independence Village, and McWhirter Elementary was added during the suggestion period. The nominees were narrowed down to three finalist, McWhirter Elementary, Independence Village, and the Arthritis Foundation. McWhirter Elementary was the winner with a total of nearly 150 votes.

"I was moved to tears by the stacks of clothes and food that Mrs. Gramm has gathered over the course of the year to make sure the students have enough food in their homes over Christmas Break and clothes to last them until they arrive back at school. I can think of no better place for a donation to come because I know Mrs. Gramm will make the most of it." - Sarah Pepper, Hot 95-7

For more information about ACU of Texas and Charity Chat visit

Associated Credit Union of Texas has more than 60 years of experience serving members and protecting their finances. Today, it serves those who live, work or worship in Brazoria and Galveston Counties and most of Harris County, or within a 10-mile radius of one of its 16 branch locations. With more than 39,000 members and $266 million in assets, the Credit Union is a strong full service financial institution. ACU of Texas has many locations open seven days a week and continues to focus on member convenience through technology and the development of innovative products and services. For 2- 009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, ACU of Texas was named one of the top 100 companies to work for in Texas. Additional information is available at ACU of Texas is an Equal Housing Lender and NCUA Member.