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YPs Get Stuff Done at Annual Conference and Donate to Shelter
Thursday, September 3, 2015 6:50 AM

YPs Get Stuff Done at Conference
Cornerstone Young Professional Advisors with employees of Christus Our Daily Bread Shelter holding the items attendees donated.

On Aug. 20-21, 2015, more than 100 young professionals from Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas gathered to network and “Get Stuff Done” at the Young Professionals Conference in Galveston. The weather might have not obliged, but that didn’t keep the attendees away.

At the conference, attendees were encouraged to bring articles to help a shelter in Galveston, the Christus Our Daily Bread Shelter. This shelter’s mission is to help those struggling with mental illnesses and homelessness get back on their feet. Christus serves their clients nutritious

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meals as well as provide them with clean clothing and necessities for personal hygiene.

The young professionals donated 12 shopping bags of clothing and personal hygiene products that will assist those struggling in the Galveston community. Credit unions, once again, have come together to make a difference in not only their community, but in surrounding communities.

Attendees were also encouraged to be a part of the Credit Unions Care Campaign. Many purchased T-shirts, dogs, and balls to support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.