The season of giving is quickly coming, and the holiday helpers are already at work. Family Trust is once again a drop-off location for Toys for Happiness, a local partnership between United Way and WRHI which provides gifts for needy families during the holidays.
Family Trust employees and friends gave 40 hours Saturday to paint walls and ceilings, install siding, and wash windows for the Habitat for Humanity of York County’s Women Build in Clover. And while honing their carpentry skills was important, they really liked helping out a young family.
Thanks to Family Trust members and community supporters, we won two Herald Readers’ Choice Buzzie Awards for the sixth year in a row!
The newspaper has conducted its Buzzies contest for the past 15 years and asked readers to vote for their local favorites in more than 100 categories.
As a Family Trust member, you likely know that we started in a storage room at the Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Co. in 1957, changed our name in the 1980s and have more than 40,000 members. But did you know that there are 196 million credit union members worldwide and that we celebrate them all today –International Credit Union Day?
If buying your first home is a goal for 2014, you can learn the basics at a free workshop Nov. 12 sponsored by Family Trust and The Housing Development Corp. of Rock Hill. Part of our Know Your Dough money-management series, the workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the city’s Housing & Neighborhood Services office on Johnston Street across from City Hall.
Below are FAQs to help with the transition for servicing your mortgage. For more information, please call us at 803-367-4100 or visit our secure online chat at familytrust.org. Thank you for your patience.
During recent years when interest rates have been extremely low, PayBack Savings has been a successful alternative for members who want a higher return. Today, we have over $35 million in member PayBack accounts and would love to have more. We suspect some may have considered one of the requirements too difficult and I’m happy to report that is changing.
We can’t believe it’s been five years since we opened our Clover branch on SC 55 East. We’ve got a week’s worth of celebrating planned and a big thank you to members in the area for supporting us.
Hey teens! Would you like to get an inside look at how credit unions work while getting a chance to earn a $1,000 scholarship at the same time? We’re looking for teens age 15-17 to serve on the Family Trust Youth Advisory Board. Service will begin in October, and board members can serve up to 3 years. You’ll meet students from throughout York County and add valuable experience to your resume.
School starts Wednesday and you bet teachers throughout York County will have their Family Trust planners nearby. This year’s planner has the theme “Educators Make a Difference” and it’s full of financial tips for teachers to use in and out of the classroom.