6TH Annual Essay Contest!

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6TH Annual “I Got Bank!” Essay Contest for Youth

OneUnited Bank is sponsoring its sixth annual essay contest for youth between the ages of 8 – 12 years old. Simply write and submit a 250 word essay about what you learned from the book “I Got Bank!” (or from another financial literacy book available in your library or home) and how you can use what you learned in your life or the life of your family. You must have your parents’ permission to participate. Your essay may be published by OneUnited Bank. All submissions must be postmarked or emailed by June 15, 2016. (Children of employees of OneUnited Bank are ineligible to participate.) Winners will be selected by OneUnited Bank in our sole discretion. Three (3) winners will receive a $1,000 savings account by August 31, 2016 (with cooperation from parents). No purchase required. Awards are subject to 1099 reporting. To submit your essay, see details below.

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To participate, fill out the form below and have your parent(s) approve the form. Submit your 250 word essay by June 15, 2016 explaining what you learned from the book "I Got Bank" (or from another financial literacy book available in your library or home) and how you can use what you learned in your life or the life of your family to OneUnited Bank, Essay Submission, 100 Franklin Street, Boston, MA 02110 or online below. Winners will be announced by August 31, 2016. Three (3) winners will receive a $1,000 savings account by August 31, 2016 (with cooperation from parents).

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By checking this box, you agree to the following terms: You are 8-12 years old as of June 15, 2016 and you have your parents' permission to participate. Your essay may be published by OneUnited Bank. Your essay must be emailed or postmarked by June 15, 2016. OneUnited Bank will select winners in our sole discretion. Your parent may be contacted to confirm participation. Three (3) winners will receive a $1,000 savings account by August 31, 2016 (with parent cooperation). No purchase required. Awards are subject to IRS 1099 reporting. This essay contest is to encourage financial awareness of children.

 

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  • Uwimana Blanche
    I would like to get a copy of the book for my daughter. Please let me know how to get this book.Thank you!Uwimana Blanche
    March 28, 2016 Reply

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