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Beaumont Independent School District
News Release
Friday, February 02, 2018

EducationFirst Federal Credit Union Presents Over $10,000 to BISD Schools

Education First Federal Credit Union distributed $35,000 to 117 area schools at its 4th Annual We’re Paying It Forward Luncheon on January 24. Beaumont ISD principals attended and received over $10,000.

The We’re Paying It Forward program was created in 2014 to support local education while allowing Education First members to direct a portion of their own dollars directly back into their communities. Through the program, when an Education First member takes out a loan, the credit union donates a portion of that loan back to the school of the member’s choice. According to President and CEO of Education First, Keith Brenek, “this is just one way we give back to the communities that we serve.  It’s a great way for us to provide support to the schools and students in our field of membership, and this program creates a positive impact with our members.”

To date, donations have totaled $104,000 in unrestricted funds to help supplement school budgets and allow local schools to direct the funds where they are needed most.


The following BISD schools received a donation:

Amelia Elementary              $280

Bingman Head Start              $150

Blanchette Elementary             $260

Caldwood Elementary              $270

Central High School               $1480

Charlton-Pollard Elementary     $340

Curtis Elementary                    $310

Dishman Elementary                $330

Fehl-Price Elementary              $300

Fletcher Elementary                 $470

Guess Elementary                    $450

Homer Drive Elementary           $370

Jones-Clark Elementary            $210

King Middle School                   $360

Lucas Pre-K Center                   $190

Marshall Middle School              $700

Martin Elementary                    $320

Odom Academy                        $290

Ozen High School                    $1140

Pietzsch-MacArthur Elementary  $450

Regina Howell Elementary         $270

Smith Middle School                   $60

South Park Middle School          $140

Vincent Middle School               $220

West Brook High School          $1250


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