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Cathay Bank Volunteers Teach the Basics of Budgeting, Saving and Banks at Rio Hondo Elementary School

On April 11, a group of 17 Cathay Bank volunteers were invited to Rio Hondo Elementary school so that students from 4th through 8th grade could learn the basic concepts of budgeting, saving, and bank products and services.

Teach Children To Save Day With BOOF LA, Popular Community Bank & South Ranchito Elementary

By James Chen, Los Angeles & Orange County Program Manager, Youth Empowerment Programs Up the 605 freeway, Popular Community Bank made their presence at South Ranchito Elementary in Pico Rivera, CA I am so grateful for Judy Navarrette (AVP, Human Resources Business Partner), who I am so grateful to work with as she helps to orchestrate these Banking on Our Future events. Judy was in person at the school and...

Banking On Our Future Los Angeles and Union Bank Partner to Teach Financial Dignity at Compton High

By James Chen, Los Angeles & Orange County Program Manager, Youth Empowerment Programs Our very own, Eric Clay from Operation HOPE and two Union Bank volunteers, Leticia and Lisette, had the opportunity to teach students at Compton High the Banking on Our Future curriculum and even going above and beyond those financial education topics. With some time left, Eric took the opportunity to  provide life...

Teach Children To Save Day Student Testimonials From Palms Accelerated Learning Academy

By James Chen, Los Angeles & Orange County Program Manager, Youth Empowerment Programs On April 11, at Palm Elementary in Lakewood, CA, students arrived at school wearing crazy hats and stylized wild hair for Crazy Hat and Hair Day. On top of that, the 4th graders were in for another unique experience. Nine East West Bank volunteers had prepared for many days to provide interactive and thought-out...

Metro Washington Bankers Group Partner With Banking On Our Future Washington D.C. for Teach Children To Save Day

  In commemoration of the American Bankers Association’s Teach Children to Save Day on April 11, 2014, Banking on Our Future- Washington DC (BOOF DC) partnered with the members of the Metro Washington Bankers Group (MWBG) to bring financial awareness to the students of Cesar Chavez Public Charter School- Parkside Campus.  This special partnership brought together 22 volunteers representing: BB&T, Bank of...

Banking on Our Future, D.C. gets 7th Grade Class Financially Fit

On Tuesday April 04, 2014, Banking on Our Future, D.C. presented the first of many Financial Literacy days to the students of Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown, Maryland. With the help of 25 volunteers from FINRA, Industrial Bank, Sandy Spring Bank, Wells Fargo Bank and our own HOPE Corps, 375 seventh grade students were provided with essential knowledge about basics of budgeting, banking, and credit and were introduced to saving and investing.

Banking On Our Future Denver Celebrates American Bankers Association Teach Children To Save Day

  For the last several years Operation HOPE Denver and US Bank have worked together to bring the American Bankers Association, Teach Children to Save curriculum to under resourced schools in the metro area. This phenomenal programming has continued this April to impact 160 elementary and middle school students in the great Denver area. Staff from US Bank branches around the city took time out of their busy days...

Banking On Our Future Baltimore and M&T Bank Partner for Teach Children To Save Day

Thank you M&T Bank volunteers for changing the lives of the students at KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Baltimore Friday, April 11, Teach Children to Save Day. The students learned the importance of saving for their future and college. They also learned about financial dignity, budgeting and banking. A huge thank you to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for participating with Operation HOPE on such a pivotal...

Banking On Our Future Partners Paul D. West Middle School in Fulton County School District

By Tara Dennis, Portfolio Manager for Youth Empowerment Initiatives – Atlanta Market, Banking on Our Future (BOOF) and HOPE Business In A Box (HBIAB)  at HOPE Inside Ebenezer I am pleased to announce a brand new partnership in Fulton County Schools with Paul D. West Middle School.   HOPE Corps Volunteers gave of their time, talent and treasure to deliver Banking On Our Future programming to Paul D. West...

Banking On Our Future Visits John Jay College of Criminal Justice

  By Omari Pearson, National Program Manager Banking on Our Future College Edition, COGIC Program Manager On March 18, 2014 Banking On Our Future College Edition held session with SEEK students at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The students were highly interested in learning about how to begin improving their financial IQ. The students participated with insightful comments and questions, but more...

Inaugural Youth Field Trip For “Journey from CIVIL RIGHTS to SILVER RIGHTS”

By Tara D. Dennis Portfolio Manager for Youth Empowerment Initiatives – Atlanta Market, Banking on Our Future (BOOF) and HOPE Business In A Box (HBIAB) On Tuesday March 25 Operation HOPE’s Youth Empowerment Group was pleased to host, in partnership with The King Center and National Parks Service, its inaugural youth field trip and leadership experience centered on the “Journey from CIVIL...

Banking On Our Future, College Edition Visits Queen College

By: Omari Pearson, National Program Manager, Banking on Our Future College Edition, COGIC Program Manager   On March 12th Operation HOPE Banking On Our Future College Edition (BOOF) visited Queens College for the second time in the 2013-14 academic calendar year. We want to thank the incredible leadership of SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) Director Frank Franklin and Margarita Equizabal...

Union Bank Partners with Operation HOPE to Teach Banking on Our Future in Anaheim, CA

By James Chen, Los Angeles & Orange County Program Manager, Youth Empowerment Programs On Tuesday, February 6, 2014, the 6th grade students of Alexander J. Stoddard Elementary in Anaheim, California had the opportunity to learn the basic life skill of money management.  What was unique about this one event was the opportunity for me to meet some of our veteran volunteers for the first time! Manuel Fonseca,...

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