We Florida Financial Celebrates Earth Month With Shred-a-Tree/Plant-a-Tree Events Benefiting One Tree Planted

Events welcome members and locals to join in efforts to support the communityand the environment

MARGATE, FL (April 21, 2022) – We Florida Financial, a cooperatively owned, not-for-profit credit union, is proudly celebrating Earth Month by hosting two Shred-a-Tree/Plant-a-Tree events benefiting One Tree Planted, and partaking in the beach cleanup efforts for The 5th Annual SOS Ocean Conservation Day.

Members and locals are welcome to bring their sensitive documents to be securely shredded and disposed of by a professional shredding company. Upon completion of the shred events, a total weight of the documents shredded will be tallied. We Florida Financial will donate one dollar for every two pounds of shredded paper to One Tree Planted, a non-profit organization focused on global reforestation, which plants one tree for every dollar donated.

The Shred-a-Tree/Plant-a-Tree events will take place:

Friday, April 22, 2022 | 10am – 5pm at the We Florida Financial Branches

Upon arrival, guests simply (directions?). Locations include:

  • Pembroke Pines Branch – 9560 Pines Blvd. in Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
  • Lauderhill Branch – 6079 W. Oakland Park Blvd. in Lauderhill, FL 33313
  • Margate Branch – 1982 N. State Road 7 in Margate, FL 33063
  • Fort Lauderdale Branch – 634 NE 3rd Avenue in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
  • North Miami Branch – 680 NE 124th Street in North Miami, FL 33161

Sunday, April 24, 2022 | 9am – at The 5th Annual SOS Ocean Conservation Day

Upon arrival, guests can look for the ‘We Florida Financial’ tent and a team of dedicated staff will assist in securely shredding documents. The event is located at Las Olas Oceanside Park – 3000 East Las Olas Blvd. on Fort Lauderdale Beach. This event benefits the Stoked on Salt aka SOS, a non-profit organization working towards a clean ocean planet.

“In addition to hosting shred events for our patrons and local community members, the We Florida Financial team of associates is incredibly proud to partake in the shoreline cleanup during the Annual SOS Ocean Conservation Day,” said Dawn Clark, VP of Marketing for We Florida Financial. “It’s an incredible opportunity for our team to personally donate their time in making a difference in our environment.”

For more information about the Shred-a-Tree/Plant-a-Tree events please visit

www.wefloridafinancial.com/3-wide/shred-a-tree-plant-a-tree-3. And for more information about the benefiting organizations, please visit www.onetreeplanted.org or www.stokedonsalt.com/ocean-conservation-day

About We Florida Financial

We Florida Financial is a cooperatively owned, not-for-profit credit union with 45,000 members and over $600 million in assets. Founded in 1952 for the benefit of municipal employees in Broward County, We Florida Financial now serves individuals and small businesses in 46 Florida counties from Jacksonville to Key West. Currently ranked as one of the top credit unions in the region, We Florida Financial offers a full range of affordable deposit and loan products to meet the needs of our diverse communities. Funded and supported by We Florida Financial, the Foundation aims to improve the quality of life of those in their local underserved communities. Celebrating 70 years strong, together, We Got This. For more information, visit www.WeFloridaFinancial.com and www.WeGiveBackFL.org.

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