Over 6,500 middle school students receive backpacks and supplies through Educational Systems Federal Credit Union’s partnership with local public schools

GREENBELT, MD (September 19, 2014) – Educational Systems Federal Credit Union began delivering backpacks filled with school supplies earlier this month to more than 6,500 middle school students at more than 30 schools and student service offices throughout the seven school systems it serves through its Backpacks for Middle Schoolers program.

“Middle school is a critical point in a student’s development,” said Principal DeMarco Clark of Thurgood Marshall Middle School, in Prince George’s County. “Educational Systems Federal Credit Union’s generous donation and ongoing commitment to the education community is helping to make that transition point easier for a lot of students.”

The images below show the teachers and administrators from Thurgood Marshall Middle School and Educational Systems FCU employees who helped distribute the backpacks to students. To view the complete photo album, visit Educational Systems FCU on Facebook.

“Educational Systems Federal Credit Union’s core purpose is to serve the education community,” said Vic Samuels, Vice President of Communtiy Relations at Educational Systems FCU. “By donating backpacks and school supplies to middle schools, we are providing students with some of the necessary tools to achieve success during the school year.”

For nearly 60 years, Educational Systems FCU has been serving the education community.  With over $760 million in assets and 11 branches, the Credit Union serves nearly 90,000 members in seven school systems and three community colleges throughout Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s and Talbot counties.

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