News & Events
Thanksgiving Food Drive, October 1-30
With the Holiday season fast approaching, the need for emergency assistance to families increases. Therefore, First Choice Bank will hold its first Thanksgiving Food Drive to assist Grandma's House of Hope in Santa Ana, California (www.grandmashouseofhope.org). We will be collecting donations from October 1st to the 31st. Food Drive bins are located at all branch locations. To participate in this food drive, please donate a sturdy bag containing non-perishable foods and non-glass containers. For more information on they types of food needed please click to see our flyer. Through your kind contributions we look forward to a bountiful Thanksgiving Food Drive!
Asian Small Business Expo
As a sponsor of the Asian Small Business Expo, that was held on September 21, 2013, First Choice Bank's Small Business Administration Department (SBA) representatives and Alhambra Branch Manager were able to connect with various small businesses in the community and provided information about bank products and services.
Annual Backpacks for Kids and Teach Children to Save Program
On August 29 and 30, First Choice Bank distributed 100 backpacks with school supplies and "Saving Money Tips" flyers to children from low income families in the ABC Unified School District. Carver Elementary, Kennedy Elementary, Bragg Elementary and Elliott Elementary Schools participated in this program.
Habitat for Humanity
First Choice Bank partnered with Pomona Valley Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, August 3, 2013. Volunteers including First Choice Bank staff, families, friends and directors were in Rancho Cucamonga, CA working hard to clean, landscape, paint and lay tile. Everyone worked hard to help turn the house into a home for the Garcia family. Thank you to all those who were involved in making the Garcia's dream of owning a home into a reality.
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
On Saturday, May 4, 2013, First Choice Bank staff, families, friends and directors came together to support the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. This is the fourth year First Choice Bank has organized a volunteer day for the Food Bank where volunteers assembled food packages that will benefit children at local schools as well as senior citizens in the local community.
The Arc Walk for Independence
For the third year in a row, First Choice Bank proudly sponsored the ARC Walk for Independence on March 23, 2013. The ARC Walk is an annual fundraising event for the ARC Los Angeles and Orange Counties and raises community awareness and funds to support children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To learn more about the ARC, visit www.arcwalk.org