Regions Bank Associates Step Up Financial Education Outreach Efforts

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Regions Bank Associates Step Up Financial Education Outreach Efforts

 Regions associates prepare to teach “JA in a Day” financial education at a school in the Tampa Bay, Fla. area.


Regions associates prepare to teach “JA in a Day” financial education at a school in the Tampa Bay, Fla. area.

Regions Bank provides financial education through a wide variety of outlets, ranging from partnerships with Junior Achievement, EverFi, Scholastic and other organizations, to onsite visits with employees at their workplaces, to online classes offered through the bank’s website.

For this Regions associate, embracing financial education outreach means diving into the details with students at a Florida elementary school.

For this Regions associate, embracing financial education outreach means diving into the details with students at a Florida elementary school.

Some results of this ongoing outreach during the past year include:

  • 20,000 associate volunteer hours related to financial education were logged, half in partnership with local Junior Achievement affiliates (enough to earn Regions the organization’s U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award)
  • Top JA participation by Regions associates was logged in eight key markets: Birmingham (234 volunteers, 1,863 hours), Tampa (149/1,220), Memphis (132/999), St. Louis (103/782), Indianapolis (94/780), Orlando (66/552), Nashville (67/503), and Pensacola (60/455)
  • 64,000 presentation of Regions Financial Fundamentals materials — in English and Spanish — were made to employees at their workplaces through the Regions At Work initiative
  • 33,000 visits and 4.5 million impressions were reported on the Regions-sponsored Scholastic microsite Adventures in Math for K-5 students
  • 6,000 new registrations by adults were completed through the Regions Financial Learning portal
  • Regions Financial Scholars Program impacted more than 20,000 students at 102 high schools and 7 colleges
  • 8 presentations of the Financial Literacy Coach program at Southeastern Conference (SEC) universities and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) impacted approximately 1,800 student athletes
  • 6 SEC and HBCU institutions using Regions-sponsored EverFi Transit Financial Wellness modules impacted 5,500 student participants
  • Regions Financial Workout, a newly created interactive exercise that gives students a glimpse of what it is really like to manage finances after graduation, debuted
Regions associates teach a student how to write a check during a financial education event held at a baseball stadium in Indianapolis.

Regions associates teach a student how to write a check during a financial education event held at a baseball stadium in Indianapolis.

Congratulations Regions Bank!