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Georgia United Foundation’s Wish Tree Grants 2,470 Children’s Wishes in 10 Georgia Counties

Jan 2, 2020

DULUTH, GA – The holidays were a little brighter for children in foster care thanks to the generous donations made to Georgia United Foundation’s 29th annual Wish Tree program.

Donations collected at Georgia United Credit Union branch locations provided 2,470 gifts to children in the foster care system in 10 Georgia counties.

“The Wish Tree program brings excitement to our communities each year,” said Georgia United’s Chief Marketing Officer, Aaron Chestnut. “It’s a wonderful way to show deserving children that people care for their wellbeing and are wishing them a happy holiday. We are honored to host and take part in this event that helps to strengthen our community.”

Since the start of the program, over 23,400 gifts have been donated to children in the foster care system through the local Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), and other similar charitable organizations.

About Georgia United Foundation

Georgia United Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for children and families in the communities they serve through impactful programs funded and delivered through volunteerism by way of corporate contributions, team members and community efforts. The Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is the philanthropic arm of Georgia United Credit Union. For details on volunteering, participating or donating, visit

About Georgia United Credit Union

Georgia United Credit Union is an award-winning financial leader and partner in education. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia United is ranked as one of the state’s largest credit unions with $1.4 billion in assets, 163,000 members and 19 branch locations. As a full-service financial institution, they offer competitive products and services for every stage of life. Visit to learn more and follow the credit union on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.