Hughes Federal Credit Union Hosts Toy Drive for Local Children

Tucson, AZ – November 28, 2018 – Hughes Federal Credit Union is a hosting a toy drive in partnership with La Caliente and La Buena Radio to benefit the Miracle on 31st Street Holiday Party. The Miracle on 31st Street is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that was started 47 years ago to benefit local children. The donated toys are given out at a holiday celebration for children who live in Tucson’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods.

Hughes is accepting new and unwrapped toy donations at all eight of their branches through Friday, December 14, 2018. To celebrate a successful toy drive, La Caliente and La Buena Radio will be at Sunnyside High School, 1725 E. Bilby Road (at Campbell), on Saturday, December 15 from 8am to 1pm in the front parking lot. There will be live music by Techno Banda La Mix. The DJ lineup will include Los Hijos de la Mañana, Enrique Mayans and El Chiquilin.

“The Miracle on 31st Street is a longstanding tradition in our community and the perfect opportunity for Hughes to help spread some holiday cheer,” said Dani Gomez, Marketing Manager. “We are proud to have such generous members, staff and other supporters who have come out to make this toy drive the most successful yet!” Ms. Gomez continued, “With over 10,000 children expected at the Miracle on 31st Street event at the AVA Amphitheater, every single donation will truly make a difference and we are hoping to see a large turnout for the last day of the drive.”

Hughes Federal Credit Union believes in giving back to the community they serve with their mission to always make a positive difference in each member’s financial life. This large toy donation is being made possible by Hughes members, staff and a number of select employer groups that have dropped off donated toys. In 2017 Hughes provided nearly $80,000 in support of different local organizations within the Tucson community thanks to the Hughes Helps Program.

About Hughes Federal Credit Union

Established 66 years ago, Hughes Federal Credit Union is a locally member-owned financial cooperative with more than 125,000 members and $1.2 billion in assets. Hughes is rated number one by Forbes Magazine in their inaugural best-in-state bank and credit union ranking and has a “Superior” 5-Star Bauer Financial rating. It is rated A+ and has been accredited by the Better Business Bureau since 1974. The Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. For more information about Hughes Federal Credit Union, please visit, or follow Hughes at and

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Kellie Terhune Neely

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