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A New Lease on Life
Potters Lane is a 16-unit recycled shipping container housing project for formerly homeless veterans and their families, made possible by Pacific Premier Bank and the FHLB of California.
The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, Mass., is the driving force behind “Heroes in the Park,” an annual baseball event to honor and thank local veterans and active military personnel.
Supporting Local Nonprofits
A customer applauds California's Montecito Bank & Trust's commitment to local nonprofits
A Legacy of Giving Back
First State Bank in Missouri has put volunteerism at the top of their service priorities since the bank began in 1867, supporting the people, businesses and community it serves. In honor of its 150th anniversary in 2017, the bank launched the “150 Days of Service” volunteer program with a goal of giving 150 days of service to charities in the community. In that year alone, First State employees logged 2,481 volunteer hours at 42 local nonprofits, from animal shelters to the parks department and the chamber of commerce.
A Brighter Holiday Season
True to its mission, Alaska’s Northrim Bank rolled out its Achieve More Kindness campaign to encourage bank employees to find new ways of giving back to the community. The campaign took place during the holiday season, and bankers organized several initiatives, including winter clothing donations, diaper donations, gift baskets and holiday goodie bag deliveries to families in need.
Bankers Pitch In
Natural disasters bring out the best in banks and bankers
Business Ownership Skills for Kids
Casper, Wyoming’s Lemonade Day is an experiential program for local youth that teaches them how to start, own and operate their own business—a lemonade stand. Hilltop National Bank organizes this annual event that teaches participants skills like problem solving, goal-setting and self-esteem. Children gather at the main branch to collect their backpack and Entrepreneur Workbook to guide them through the business ownership process.
Volunteer Hours Annually
Bank employees taught financial literacy lessons to 700,000+ students in 2017 through ABA Foundation programs.
Banks Growing Denver
Banks of all sizes are helping create jobs and growth
Convening the Community
Citizens Bank of Edmond helps bring people together for food and fun in Oklahoma
Supporting Detroit's Renaissance
JPMorgan Chase supports growth and community renewal in the Motor City
Banks Spreading Opportunity
Working with community partners, banks are helping to finance the revitalization of some of Chicago's most distressed neighborhoods