Wentzville, MO – 1st Financial Federal Credit Union, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), recently volunteered at Heritage Primary Elementary School in Wentzville through Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis.
In addition, 1st Financial also awarded $500 to Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis through their monthly Helping People 1st grant.
The partnership between 1st Financial Federal Credit Union and Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis began three years ago. 1st Financial employees volunteered over 100 hours with the organization teaching children about financial education and what it takes to make a valuable community.
“1st Financial Federal Credit Union helps us bring fun, interactive, hands-on programs to students that exemplify the importance of work readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship while at the same time sharing their personal success stories and testimonies,” said Tracie Roberson, Junior Achievement Program Manager.
“Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis brings programs to more than 155,000 students throughout our service areas, and we are grateful that 1st Financial Federal Credit sponsors us financially and donates their time and talents in the classrooms. We look forward to many more years working together to inspire and prepare young people to succeed,” said Roberson.
1st Financial Federal Credit Union believes education is one of the fundamental foundations to achieving financial freedom no matter how young a person is. For more information about 1st Financial visit www.TheBetterWayToBank.org.