Here I stand with Operation HOPE, Chicago program leader Karen Kuramitsu, who is doing a fine job.

Banking on Our Future, Chicago Resuls and Performance Summary 2012 

Since Banking on Our Future (BOOF), Chicago was launched in Chicago in 2002, 76,580 youth have completed the program. (As of October 30, 2012, 4,668 students have participated in BOOF.) 1,569 volunteers have been trained and deployed to the classrooms. BOOF has been presented in 11 cities in the Chicagoland area.

The BOOF program has been taught in 412 public, private and charter schools and community based organizations in Cook, DuPage, Will and Lake Counties. Currently, 50 partners provide volunteers for the Banking on Our Future program. 

Communities We’ve Served Since 2002:

(11 cities/suburbs in Chicagoland Area)

Metropolitan Chicago, Des Plaines, Dolton, Dundee, Evanston, Grayslake, Naperville, Oak Park, Plainfield, Roundlake and Waukegan.

Partners have included:

Alliant Credit Union, Allstate, Anchor Realty Group, Bank of America, Beal Bank, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Stock Exchange, Chubb Insurance, Chicago Public Schools, Citigroup, City of Chicago, Columbia College, Communities in Schools of Chicago, Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest, CME Group, CNA Insurance, DePaul University, Duetsche Bank/DWS Investments/RREEF, Fannie Mae, FBI, FDIC, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, FINRA, First Bank of Highland Park, Girl Scouts of Chicago, Hinsdale Bank, HSBC, Illinois Asset Builders Group, Illinois Securities Department, ING Direct, IRS, JPMorgan Chase, Junior Achievement, KCB & Associates, MB Financial, McDonnell and Associates, Metropolitan Capital Bank, Metropolitan Family Services, National Futures Association, MetLife, Primerica, Popular Community Bank, The PrivateBank, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Talmer Bank, TransUnion, Union Bank, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, US Bank, Wells Fargo, West Town Savings Bank and the YMCA of Chicago.


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