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The FedChoice Charitable Foundation Celebrates One Year of Empowering Education
The FedChoice Charitable Foundation Celebrates One Year of Empowering Education

On April 23, the FedChoice Charitable Foundation (FCF) and the FedChoice Credit Union team visited Cora L. Rice Elementary School…

The FedChoice Charitable Foundation and the National Organization of Blacks In Government
The FedChoice Charitable Foundation and the National Organization of Blacks In Government

The FedChoice Charitable Foundation is thrilled to announce that it is expanding its partnership with the Blacks in Government, Inc.…

Interview with Ms. Brenda H. Jackson, Chairperson of the FedChoice FCU Supervisory Committee and Board Member
Interview with Ms. Brenda H. Jackson, Chairperson of the FedChoice FCU Supervisory Committee and Board Member

All human beings have a life story. My life story began in Atlanta, GA, where I was born and raised…

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Takes Part in Foundations on the Hill Forum
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Takes Part in Foundations on the Hill Forum

On Tuesday, February 27, Andrey Gidaspov, Executive Director, FedChoice Charitable Foundation, joined Danista Hunte, Maryland Philanthropy...

Interview with Justin Holtz, CFP, Managing Director, District Financial Advisors (DFA)
Interview with Justin Holtz, CFP, Managing Director, District Financial Advisors (DFA)

I grew up in the mountains near Altoona in Central Pennsylvania and attended Penn State University (PSU) to study finance.…

Twenty Three MD and DC Teachers TAP Into Grant Money from FedChoice Charitable Foundation
Twenty Three MD and DC Teachers TAP Into Grant Money from FedChoice Charitable Foundation

On Tuesday, January 30, the FedChoice Charitable Foundation hosted winners of its Fall 2023 Grant Cycle Teachers’ Aid Program (TAP)…

The Power of E3 Comes to School Without Walls in DC
The Power of E3 Comes to School Without Walls in DC

On January 10, Andrey Gidaspov, Executive Director of the FedChoice Charitable Foundation joined a group of students at the School…

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Empowers K-12 Teachers with New Grants
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Empowers K-12 Teachers with New Grants

We are thrilled to announce that the FedChoice Charitable Foundation’s Board has approved 23 grants for K-12 teachers from the…

FedChoice Gives Quarterly Newsletter is Out!
FedChoice Gives Quarterly Newsletter is Out!

Exciting news! FedChoice Charitable Foundation’s quarterly newsletter is now available! https://lnkd.in/eVdZK2yP

Thanksgiving Message from the FedChoice Charitable Foundation
Thanksgiving Message from the FedChoice Charitable Foundation

On this Thanksgiving Day, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to you for your support of the FedChoice Charitable…

Our First School Hygiene Drive Brought Much Needed Supplies to Local Schools
Our First School Hygiene Drive Brought Much Needed Supplies to Local Schools

Did you know that many children living in underserved areas can’t afford common personal hygiene products? This makes them an…

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Partners with Fairmont Heights High School
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Partners with Fairmont Heights High School

Andrey Gidaspov, FCF Executive Director and Leigh Philibosian, Director at the Credit Union Foundation of Maryland and DC, had a…

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Visits Parkdale High School and High Point High School
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Visits Parkdale High School and High Point High School

We're so grateful to Stephan Matthews, MSL, Regional Council President of Blacks In Government Region XI Council, Dr. Michael Caruso,…

FedChoice FCU Volunteers Share their Knowledge at School Without Walls at Francis Stevens
FedChoice FCU Volunteers Share their Knowledge at School Without Walls at Francis Stevens

Giving Tuesday is not just about giving money, it is also about sharing your time and volunteering. We are so…

Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, a special global day of giving when millions of people around the world come together for…

Thank You to Our Giving Tuesday Donors and Supporters!
Thank You to Our Giving Tuesday Donors and Supporters!

We are so grateful to our numerous donors, supporters and volunteers who donated and helped us share our message this…

Interview with Patrick Kaufmann, Founder of Valentines by Kids Foundation
Interview with Patrick Kaufmann, Founder of Valentines by Kids Foundation

The FedChoice Charitable Foundation is proud to have a broad range of partners and volunteers who are helping us transform…

Interview with Jenny Creavalle, FedChoice FCU’s Business Development Specialist
Interview with Jenny Creavalle, FedChoice FCU’s Business Development Specialist

My name is Jenny Creavalle, and although I was born in the United States, there is a tiny island in…

The Second Issue of Our Quarterly Newsletter is Out!
The Second Issue of Our Quarterly Newsletter is Out!

The second issue of FedChoice Gives, FedChoice Charitable Foundation's quarterly newsletter

“Sometimes making sacrifices early on can benefit you in the future.” – Deija Crawford
“Sometimes making sacrifices early on can benefit you in the future.” – Deija Crawford

Did you enjoy the cover image? We asked Deija Crawford, one of FedChoice FCU’s most recent hires and a talented…

Fall Grant Cycle for Teachers’ Aid Program (TAP) is Now Open!
Fall Grant Cycle for Teachers’ Aid Program (TAP) is Now Open!

If you are a teacher or an administrator (or know of one), the FedChoice Charitable Foundation opened the Fall Grant…

The Heart of Purpose by Sandra Park, CCUE FedChoice FCU’s Chief Strategy and People Officer
The Heart of Purpose by Sandra Park, CCUE FedChoice FCU’s Chief Strategy and People Officer

Our recent celebration of the Educational Scholarship and Teachers’ Aid Program Awards reminds me of an extraordinary story.

Interview with Kimberly Byrd, Special Education Teacher, Dranesville Elementary School
Interview with Kimberly Byrd, Special Education Teacher, Dranesville Elementary School

I was born and raised in the suburbs outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I am the youngest of four children (three…

Interview with Marie Biabo, Reading Teacher, Cora L. Rice Elementary School
Interview with Marie Biabo, Reading Teacher, Cora L. Rice Elementary School

My name is Marie Biabo. I was born in Cameroon and moved to the United States 20 years ago. I…

Interview with Ms. Michelle Hibbert, Community Liaison, Cora L. Rice Elementary School
Interview with Ms. Michelle Hibbert, Community Liaison, Cora L. Rice Elementary School

I’m Michelle Hibbert and home for me will always be the Caribbean Island of Trinidad and Tobago, where I was…

The FedChoice Charitable Foundation Takes Part in the Blacks in Government (BIG) National Training Institute
The FedChoice Charitable Foundation Takes Part in the Blacks in Government (BIG) National Training Institute

FedChoice Charitable Foundation (FCF) took part in the Blacks in Government (BIG) National Training Institute in National Harbor

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Receives Financial Literacy Grant
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Receives Financial Literacy Grant

The FedChoice Charitable Foundation (FCF) is committed to making a positive impact in local underserved communities.

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Sponsors Blacks In Government (BIG) DC Chapter’s Community
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Sponsors Blacks In Government (BIG) DC Chapter’s Community

The FedChoice Charitable Foundation is thrilled to announce that it is expanding its partnership with the Blacks in Government Chapter

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Announces Winners of 2023 Educational Scholarship Program
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Announces Winners of 2023 Educational Scholarship Program

FedChoice Charitable Foundation is delighted to announce the winners of its inaugural Educational Scholarship Program

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Announces Winners of its Teachers’ Aid Program (TAP) Awards
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Announces Winners of its Teachers’ Aid Program (TAP) Awards

The FedChoice Charitable Foundation is helping teachers TAP into funds to support classroom programs and student development

Message from the Chair
Message from the Chair

It was only about a year ago when a decision was made to reinvent the Foundation

Interview with Evelyn Sayikanmi, FedChoice Operations Specialist
Interview with Evelyn Sayikanmi, FedChoice Operations Specialist

Sometimes life comes full circle. A few days before the big FedChoice Headquarters visit by Cora L. Rice ES students

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Builds Strong Partnerships with BIG and FLAG
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Builds Strong Partnerships with BIG and FLAG

At FedChoice Charitable Foundation, we are focused on creating mutually beneficial partnerships

Will you support our community programs?
Will you support our community programs?

The FedChoice Charitable Foundation strongly believes in making a difference in the lives

We Appreciate our Generous Sponsors and Donors: Over $18,000 Raised in Our First Vendor Campaign!
We Appreciate our Generous Sponsors and Donors: Over $18,000 Raised in Our First Vendor Campaign!

We are extremely grateful to each of our corporate sponsors and individual supporters for your participation

Bringing Financial Literacy Where It’s Most Needed
Bringing Financial Literacy Where It’s Most Needed

The Foundation’s Board of Directors was unanimous in their decision to make a strong commitment

“FedChoice, I Love You!” – How 77 Third-Grade Students Changed Our Lives
“FedChoice, I Love You!” – How 77 Third-Grade Students Changed Our Lives

At 9:30 am on Friday, June 2, Michelle Hibbert, Community Liaison at Cora L. Rice Elementary School in Landover

Interview with Sandra Park, FCF Board Member and FedChoice FCU’s Chief People & Strategy Officer
Interview with Sandra Park, FCF Board Member and FedChoice FCU’s Chief People & Strategy Officer

I came to the United States when I was 10. I immigrated from South Korea with my parents and younger…

Over 75 Elementary School Students Take Part in a Special Tour of FedChoice Federal Credit Union
Over 75 Elementary School Students Take Part in a Special Tour of FedChoice Federal Credit Union

On Friday, June 2, FedChoice Federal Credit Union hosted over 75 third-grade students and teachers from Cora L. Rice Elementary…

Interview with Susan Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, FedChoice Federal Credit Union
Interview with Susan Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, FedChoice Federal Credit Union

Originally, from Emmitsburg, Maryland, I grew up on a dairy farm where I received my early education on how to…

Interview with Stephan Matthews, President, BIG, Robert C. Weaver HUD Chapter
Interview with Stephan Matthews, President, BIG, Robert C. Weaver HUD Chapter

I was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up mainly in the city and in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Interview with Brett Noll, Chairman of the Board, FedChoice Charitable Foundation
Interview with Brett Noll, Chairman of the Board, FedChoice Charitable Foundation

I grew up in a small town in Upstate New York following my sister and brothers' decision to attend The…

Marcia Lynch, FedChoice Business Development Manager Shares Her Story
Marcia Lynch, FedChoice Business Development Manager Shares Her Story

Originally, I was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware. I moved to Maryland in 2006 I hold a degree in…

Interview with Karen Sandor, Director, FedChoice Board of Directors:  “Keep on, Keepin’ on.”
Interview with Karen Sandor, Director, FedChoice Board of Directors: “Keep on, Keepin’ on.”

I was born and raised in New Jersey, near the beach, and spent many summers frolicking in the ocean as…

FedChoice Charitable Foundation Celebrates Relaunch and New Community Focus
FedChoice Charitable Foundation Celebrates Relaunch and New Community Focus

FedChoice Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce its official relaunch and expanded focus on bringing financial literacy and education programs…

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