We make donations to local food banks quarterly, award scholarships to area students and members, and more than $340,000 is given annually to charities that support our communities. Here are some of those stories.

Food Donated to Pantry on University of North Georgia’s Oconee Campus

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Pictured: Justin Earnest, Counselor at University of North Georgia, Oconee Campus with Deborah Fancher, Business Development for Peach State at the Nigel’s Nest food pantry.


Pictured: Justin Earnest, Counselor at University of North Georgia, Oconee Campus with Deborah Fancher, Business Development for Peach State at the Nigel’s Nest food pantry.

 

Watkinsville, GA (December 20, 2018) – Peach State Federal Credit Union has made a donation to the University of North Georgia’s (UNG) on-campus food pantry as part of their commitment to donate to local food banks throughout the year. The credit union collects food donations from members and employees in all their branch locations as well as their corporate headquarters.

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Credit Union Staff and Members Donate Toys For Tots

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Pictured: Peach State staff members pose with some of the toys to be donated to “Toys For Tots” thanks to the generous donations from their members and staff.


Pictured: Peach State staff members pose with some of the toys to be donated to “Toys For Tots” thanks to the generous donations from their members and staff.

 

Lawrenceville, GA (December 18, 2018) – Peach State Federal Credit Union has collected toys to be donated to “Toys For Tots” thanks to the generosity of credit union members and staff.

Each year donation boxes are placed in all of Peach State’s branch locations as well as the corporate headquarters in Lawrenceville.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Awarded Grant for $20,000 to Promote Financial Literacy

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Pictured: Peach State Business Development Representative, Alicia Fitts; Community Sustainability Enterprise Founder and President, Deirdra Cox; Student, Zykia Lawrence; and Reaching Potential through Manufacturing Principal, Dr. Jason Moore at Reaching Potential through Manufacturing in Augusta, Georgia


Pictured: Peach State Business Development Representative, Alicia Fitts; Community Sustainability Enterprise Founder and President, Deirdra Cox; Student, Zykia Lawrence; and Reaching Potential through Manufacturing Principal, Dr. Jason Moore at Reaching Potential through Manufacturing in Augusta, Georgia

 

Lawrenceville, GA (December 7, 2018) Peach State Federal Credit Union has been granted $20,000 from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) to increase outreach to underserved communities for the second year in a row.

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Over $161,000 in Scholarships and Educational Grants to be Awarded by Peach State Federal Credit Union

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Lawrenceville, GA (December 3, 2018) Starting today, Peach State Federal Credit Union will be accepting applications for its 2019 scholarship program. The credit union will award $161,200 in scholarships and educational grants to seniors in high school and professionals seeking career advancement. The program was established to honor Peach State’s founders, past and present board members and employees, as well as the lifetime achievements of several notable school system and community leaders.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Donates $5,000 to Habersham Community Theater

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Pictured: Habersham Community Theater (HCT) Board Member and Vice President of Marketing, Bob Warren; HCT Board Member, Lynne Warren; Peach State Regional Business Development Executive, Scott Roland; Show Director, Alta Moseley


Pictured: Habersham Community Theater (HCT) Board Member and Vice President of Marketing, Bob Warren; HCT Board Member, Lynne Warren; Peach State Regional Business Development Executive, Scott Roland; Show Director, Alta Moseley

 

Clarkesville, GA (October 11, 2018) Peach State Federal Credit Union has made a $5,000 donation to the Habersham Community Theater, on Washington Street near the square in Clarkesville. The theater will receive $1,000 per year through 2022 from the credit union beginning this year.

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Peach State FCU Supports Golden Harvest Food Bank with Food and Sponsorship

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Peach State Staff Members Nicole Casler, Alicia Fitts, and Shonda Lundy with the Golden Harvest Food Bank truck in front of Peach State’s Gracewood branch on Tobacco Road in Augusta, Georgia


Deborah Fancher, Business Development for Peach State with Melissa Brown, Golden Harvest Food Bank
Pictured: TOP, Peach State Staff Members Nicole Casler, Alicia Fitts, and Shonda Lundy with the Golden Harvest Food Bank truck in front of Peach State’s Gracewood branch on Tobacco Road in Augusta, Georgia; BOTTOM, Deborah Fancher, Business Development for Peach State with Melissa Brown, Golden Harvest Food Bank

 

Augusta, GA (July 25, 2018) Peach State is sponsoring three of Golden Harvest Food Bank’s delivery trucks this year, contributing $15,000 to help feed people in more than 30 counties in the Central Savannah River Area and upstate South Carolina.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Partners with Berenstain Bears to Encourage Financial Literacy for All Ages

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The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program at Peach State Federal Credit Union


The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program at Peach State Federal Credit Union

 

Lawrenceville, GA (July 2, 2018) Inspired by a foundation built by educators and a dedication to citizenship, Peach State has partnered with The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program to educate children about the money management concept, Save, Share, Spend, Earn.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Gives $5,000 Donation to Trion City Schools for REACH Georgia Scholarships

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Pictured: Peach State Regional Business Executive, Ronnie White; REACH Coordinator for Trion City Schools, Cindy Anderson; Peach State Senior Vice President of Business Development, Ryan Hawk; Trion City Schools Superintendent, Dr. Phil Williams; Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair; Vice President of the Georgia Student Finance Commission, Brad Bryant; Business Management Consultant for the REACH Scholarship Program, Sara Neely


Pictured: Peach State Regional Business Executive, Ronnie White; REACH Coordinator for Trion City Schools, Cindy Anderson; Peach State Senior Vice President of Business Development, Ryan Hawk; Trion City Schools Superintendent, Dr. Phil Williams; Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair; Vice President of the Georgia Student Finance Commission, Brad Bryant; Business Management Consultant for the REACH Scholarship Program, Sara Neely

 

Trion, GA (June 7, 2018) – Peach State Federal Credit Union has committed to donating $5,000 to Trion City Schools’ REACH Georgia Scholarships over the next five years. The school system will receive $1,000 each year through 2022 from the credit union.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Supports Toccoa-Stephens County Libraries with $5,000 Donation

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Pictured: Peach State Regional Business Executive, Scott Roland; Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell; Friends of the Library President, Margo Taylor; Toccoa-Stephens County Library Branch Manager, Emily McConnell; Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair; Toccoa Branch Manager, Eddie Powers


Pictured: Peach State Regional Business Executive, Scott Roland; Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell; Friends of the Library President, Margo Taylor; Toccoa-Stephens County Library Branch Manager, Emily McConnell; Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair; Toccoa Branch Manager, Eddie Powers

 

Toccoa, GA (May 29, 2018) – Peach State Federal Credit Union has presented a $5,000 donation to a Northeast Georgia library. The Toccoa-Stephens County Library will receive $1,000 per year through 2022 from the credit union beginning this year.

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