Credit Union Execs Sought To Provide‘Financial Triage’

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FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - (09/14/05) The Texas Credit Union Foundation(TCUF) said it is partnering with Hope Coalition America and TexasSaves to recruit volunteers in the state to join the HOPE Corps andprovide "financial triage" help for victims of Hurricane Katrina.Hope Coalition America works in conjunction with FEMA, the RedCross and other local and national agencies to assist naturaldisaster victims with such tasks as obtaining lost or destroyedpersonal identification and Social Security numbers, emergencybudget management and credit counseling, assistance in working withcreditors, etc. Volunteers are needed to provide financial guidanceand assistance at FEMA Disaster Recovery Sites, local shelters andinterim housing sites. Those interested in signing up can visitwww.operationhope.org

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