7th Annual “I Got Bank!” Essay And Art Contest For Youth

2017 I Got Bank Essay & Art Contest | OneUnited Bank

Join Us To Promote Financial Literacy For Youth!

OneUnited Bank and BMe Community are sponsoring the seventh annual financial literacy contest for youth between the ages of 8 – 12 years old. Simply either write and submit a 250 word essay or create and submit an art project 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 or art project may be published by OneUnited Bank and BMe Community. All submissions must be postmarked or emailed by June 15, 2017. (Children of employees of OneUnited Bank or BMe Community are ineligible to participate.) Winners will be selected by OneUnited Bank in our sole discretion. Ten (10) winners will receive a $1,000 savings account by August 31, 2017 (with cooperation from parents). One winner will be selected from each of the following eight cities (Akron, Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh) and two will be selected from other locations in the U.S. No purchase required. Awards are subject to 1099 reporting. To submit your essay or art project, see details below.

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$1,000 Essay And Art Contest For Youth

To participate, click here to fill out the form and have your parent(s) approve the form. Submit your 250 word essay or a PDF of your art project by June 15, 2017 explaining or showing 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, Financial Literacy Submission, 100 Franklin Street, Boston, MA 02110 or online. Winners will be announced by August 31, 2017. Ten (10) winners, five essays and five art projects, will receive a $1,000 savings account by August 31, 2017 (with cooperation from parents).

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