By Joe Gargiulo
December 21, 2016

Optio Supports Local Community with Holiday Giving

Petaluma, Calif. (December 20, 2016) — Optio Solutions, an accounts receivable management firm, generated its latest installment of holiday giving by participating in the Salvation Army Angel Tree program and the Annual Food & Funds Drive for the Redwood Empire Food Bank. Employees placed dozens of Christmas presents under the Angel Tree and donated enough food items to overfill three large barrels.

As a corporate sponsor of a Salvation Army Angel Tree, Optio invited employee to fulfill one of the suggested gift requests by selecting a tag from the Angel Tree and purchasing the item.

Each Christmas, the Salvation Army of Petaluma provides gifts to hundreds of children in need through the efforts of this program. Low income families with children ages 0-17 are invited to register for gifts.

The Redwood Empire Food Bank’s Annual Food & Funds Drive runs November 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017, enabling thousands of Sonoma County businesses, schools, community centers, organizations and individuals to help the one in six Sonoma County residents struggling with hunger.

“Holiday giving comes natural to the Optio staff, beginning with the COTS Thanksgiving Day turkey drive, all the way through the Salvation Army Angel Tree program and the Redwood Empire Food Bank’s Annual Food & Funds Drive,” said President and CEO Chris Schumacher.

Earlier this year, Optio employees participate in annual philanthropic programs for the Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, American Red Cross and Dallas Fallen Officers Fund.

About the Salvation Army

OptioThe Petaluma Corps of the Salvation Army organizes fundraising efforts and provides other ways for locals to help their community via volunteer work or donations. Phone 707-769-0716 or visit its online portal to learn more.

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

About the Redwood Empire Food Bank

The Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization serving north coastal California from Sonoma County to the Oregon border. Since 1987, the REFB has provided food and nourishment to those facing hunger, currently serving 82,000 children, families and seniors in Sonoma County, while striving to end hunger in our community. Visit or call 707-523-7900 to learn more.

About Optio Solutions, LLC

Optio Solutions, LLC is a national debt collection agency focused on protecting its clients’ brands and improving ROI via extensive financial services experience, advanced technology, certified data security, legal compliance and professionally designated staff. Optio is a member of ACA International and the California Association of Collectors.



Andrew Donahey
707-665-2100 x9503

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