Today's Date: May 9, 2021
Supporting Local Communities: PG&E Contributes $200,000 to Celebrate and Support the Asian American Pacific Islander Communi   •   UBS Declares Coupon Payments on 5 ETRACS Exchange Traded Notes   •   Sen. Jon Ossoff Announces that Clark Atlanta University Will Receive Approximately $16.4 Million from the American Rescue Plan   •   MedShare to Give Expectant Mothers in Underserved Bay Area Communities Access to State-of-the-Art Philips Ultrasound Imaging Sol   •   Six Flags Hurricane Harbor to Reopen May 15   •   Publix Accepts Walk-in Customers for COVID‑19 Vaccinations in All Seven of Its States   •   AHF Issues $100M Homeless Challenge to Mayor Garcetti, L.A. City Council in New L.A. Times Ad   •   Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute Shares Theme for 2022 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity   •   United Way of King County Launches New Campaign to Address Growing Food Insecurity Due to Pandemic   •   Hello Sunshine’s Fair Play Brand, Glamour and CVS To Host “Dare to Self-Care” Virtual Wellness Event on May 10   •   HCSS Hosts TWU Houston 2021 Graduation With Drive-Through Event   •   The Tech Convenes Top STEM Professionals to Advise Young Women on Career Paths   •   Mother's Day: Xi Inspired by His Mother in Shaping Outlook on Life, Governance   •   CGTN: How does Xi Jinping express gratitude and love to his mother?   •   Waldencast Acquisition Corp. Announces the Separate Trading of Its Class A Ordinary Shares and Redeemable Warrants Commencing Ma   •   Women in Manufacturing Association Announces “Moms in MFG,” a New Event for Moms Working in the Manufacturing Sector   •   Skypod Supports American Pregnancy Association   •   Short documentary Dear Georgina spotlighting life of Passamaquoddy elder streaming launch May 7   •   IPG Mediabrands Shares Media Equity Commitment to Encourage Investment in Black-Owned Media   •   Minister Miller talks about mental wellness during the pandemic
Bookmark and Share

OneUnited Bank Announces 11th Anniversary "I Got Bank" National Financial Literacy Contest For Youth

OneUnited Bank Announces 11th Anniversary "I Got Bank" National Financial Literacy Contest For Youth

Offers Free "I Got Bank" E-Book to Support Home Schooling, plus $1,000 to 10 winners

PR Newswire

BOSTON, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, OneUnited Bank, the nation's largest black-owned bank, is proud to announce its 11th Annual "I Got Bank!"  National Financial Literacy Contest where ten children will win a $1,000 savings account.  To support families who are home schooling their children due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Bank is offering a free "I Got Bank" E-Book.

Students from across the country between the ages of 8 and 12 are encouraged to read a financial literacy book of their choosing, and either write a 250-word essay or create an art project to show how they would apply what they learned from the book to their daily lives. Submissions must be emailed or postmarked by June 30, 2021. The Bank will choose ten winners and award each winner a $1,000 savings account at OneUnited Bank by August 31, 2021. For more information, please visit: www.oneunited.com/book.

Teri Williams, OneUnited Bank President and author of "I Got Bank! What My Granddad Taught Me About Money," wrote the book when she found that there weren't enough books geared toward educating urban youth about finances. "In 2021, we launched the OneTransaction Campaign to encourage everyone to focus on one transaction to close the wealth gap for their family," states Ms. Williams. "Our contest and free book educate children on savings and investments, a profitable business, credit scores and home ownership. We know that educating youth will inspire the entire family!"

The 2020 winners are Amina Anyabwele, 9, Miramar, FL, William Cum Jr., 8, Pompano Beach, FL, Morgan Hardwick, 12, Washington, DC, Loren Herrell-Guy, 11, Chicago, IL, Olivia Hur, 12, La Crescenta-Montrose, CA, Mariah Mack, 12, Grovetown, GA, Javonte Patton, 12, Palm Coast, FL, Alizah Perez, 12, Pembroke Pines, FL, Sophia Prakash, 9, Glendora, CA, Aarionna Totty, 9, Holly, MI.

"I Got Bank! What My Granddad Taught Me About Money" is published by The Beckham Publications Group, Inc. (Beckhamhouse). For more information about the official contest rules, please visit: www.oneunited.com/book.

Media Contact: Suzan McDowell,   Circle of One Marketing, suzan@circleofonemarketing.com, or 305-576-3790  

About OneUnited Bank

OneUnited Bank is the premier bank for urban communities, the largest Black-owned bank, the first Black internet bank and a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Its mission is to provide affordable financial services to support economic development in urban communities and maintain superior financial performance to maximize shareholder value. OneUnited is an FDIC insured bank and an equal housing lender.

Cision View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/oneunited-bank-announces-11th-anniversary-i-got-bank-national-financial-literacy-contest-for-youth-301275375.html

SOURCE OneUnited Bank



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News