GREENBELT, Md.– Educational Systems Federal Credit Union employees proudly supported Prince George's County Public Schools' annual "Stuff-A-Bus" event by loading 2,000 backpacks into a school bus at the Credit Union's Bowie Branch.
The donated backpacks will be given to middle school students during the Prince George's County Public Schools' Back-to-School Block Party on August 17 at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Center. "We greatly appreciate our longstanding partnership with Educational Systems FCU who has supported Prince George's County Public Schools' initiatives including the Back-To-School Block Party," stated Barbara Holt Streeter, Partnerships Officer for Prince George's County Public Schools.The backpacks were donated through the Support Education Foundation, which was established by Educational Systems FCU. In total, 6,500 backpacks will be provided to middle school students across the counties served by the Credit Union. Each backpack includes a 100-sheet pack of college ruled paper, a pack of six ballpoint pens, a highlighter and a 12-inch ruler. "For us, it's an honor to Support Education," said Chris Conway, President/CEO of Educational Systems FCU. "School supplies are essential for students to have a successful school year, and we are committed to making a difference in the education community."