First Republic Bank has entered into a national partnership with Operation HOPE to promote financial literacy amongst low-wealth youth in under-served communities. Through this partnership, First Republic volunteers will have the opportunity to participate in HOPE’s highly acclaimed Banking On Our Future Program in major metropolitan areas in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Orange County, New York, Boston, and Portland.
Banking On Our Future was the recipient of Oprah’s Angel Network “Use Your Life Award” and the U.S. Department of Treasury’s "John Sherman Award for Financial Literacy Excellence." It’s also the national partner for financial literacy with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund in South Africa. Since inception in 1996, Banking On Our Future has educated over 500,000 students throughout the country.
For more information on Operation HOPE, please visitwww.operationhope.org