Photo Recap: America First Credit Union collects more than 90 backpacks during backpack drive for Gibson Middle School

(August 21, 2014) — America First Credit Union rallied behind students of Gibson Middle School with a back-to-school backpack and school supply drive on Wednesday, Aug. 20. In one of its most successful drives to date, employees of the not-for-profit, community-focused credit union donated more than 43 backpacks, 58 notebooks, 494 pencils, 205 pens, 30 folders and several other much-needed supplies for the underprivileged children of Gibson.

Upping the ante, America First purchased an additional 50 backpacks for the students for a grand total of 93 backpacks to help kick-off the school year.

Celebrating 75 years, America First has become one of the largest, most stable and most progressive credit unions in the country, and has remained a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative financial institution. Today, America First has 108 branches, and is the 12th largest credit union in assets in the United States with over $6 billion, and the seventh largest credit union in membership in America with more than 659,000 members.

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Photo attached: Gibson Middle School counselors Emilia Sandoval, Karen Conrad and Brian Moore pose with donated backpacks and school supplies during the backpack drive on Wednesday, Aug. 20

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