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'Boys & Girls Clubs Saved My Life.' Caring for Kids in the Digital Age.

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"I've been with Boys & Girls Clubs my entire life," says Tony Orr, regional Southeast vice president for Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Orr has worked with BGCA for 18 years. But it all began for him as a young boy, going to the Milton Road club in Charlotte, North Carolina, when he was just 6 years old. With his grandmother working two jobs, Orr needed a place to go after school, and the BGCA became his saving grace.

Nonprofits Take Action: Apply by May 13 for Truist Foundation 2022 Inspire Awards Challenge

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Truist Foundation is partnering with MIT Solve to host the 2022 Inspire Awards Challenge. The challenge is a workshop-style competition designed to support the ideas of innovative nonprofits that help grow, develop and sustain racially diverse or women-led small businesses.

Truist Teammates Inspire Future Generations by Volunteering in the Classroom

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Truist’s purpose is to inspire and build better lives and communities. One way teammates live out our purpose is by volunteering. Teammates Bernita Bailey, Ben Moore and Karen DeSale are shining examples of the strong culture and impact of volunteerism at Truist.

“The reputation of banking, for a long time, has always been about money,” said Bernita Bailey, Greater Washington market president. “But Truist says, ‘We're also about making sure we give back and educate youth. We're investing the money and the resources to do so.’”

Truist Chairman and CEO Bill Rogers: "What Can You Do to Serve, and Not Just Live in, Your Own Community?"

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One of my core beliefs is that you should serve your community, not just live in it.
 
One organization I give my time—and my heart—to is the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. It’s a nonprofit that empowers young people to stay on track to graduate from high school, make healthy choices, and grow up to be responsible and caring adults.
 

Truist Encourages Financial Confidence During Financial Literacy Month

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It’s Financial Literacy Month, and there’s no better time to think about your journey toward financial confidence. Learn more about how your credit score impacts your overall financial health on our most recent episode of Money and Mindset with Bright and Brian.

Listen to the podcast here. 

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Truist Chairman and CEO Bill Rogers: “We Want the Earth, and Everyone on It, to Thrive.”

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With Earth Day approaching, I’ve been thinking about the similarities between sustaining our finances and sustaining the planet. Just as everyone can do their part to nurture the earth, we also need to cultivate long-term financial well-being.
 
At Truist, both are key to our purpose—to inspire and build better lives and communities. We want the earth, and everyone on it, to thrive.
 

Truist Invests $5.3 Million in UNC Charlotte to Launch Truist Institute for Student Success

Partnership focuses on building better lives and communities through opportunity and workforce development
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Truist Financial Corporation and UNC Charlotte are partnering to support student success and workforce development for the Charlotte region and beyond. Through a $5.3 million investment by the bank, the University will launch the Truist Institute for Student Success. 

ANDP Receives $1 Million Grant From Truist

Grant funding will support initiative to expand affordable homeownership, rental housing opportunities and Black-owned small businesses
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ATLANTA, April 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership (ANDP) announced it received a $1 million grant from Truist to support its Closing the Gap initiative. The grant funding will help expand affordable homeownership and rental housing opportunities and investments in small real-estate-focused businesses.

Truist WORD Force Build A Story Project Helps Children Develop Reading and Writing Skills

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Are you looking for a fun, at-home activity for young readers and writers? Look no further. The Truist WORD Force Build A Story Project for families can help. You and young readers and writers (ages 5 – 7) can learn and practice literacy skills at home for a chance to win a WORD Force prize pack while supplies last.

Start story building with your learner today.

Be Bold: Calculated Career Pivots Take Courage

By Truist Chief Teammate Officer and Head of Enterprise Diversity Kimberly Moore-Wright
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Truist Chief Teammate Officer and Head of Enterprise Diversity Kimberly Moore-Wright shares about her zig-zag path up the corporate ladder in honor of Women’s History Month.

“You’re afraid.”

That was a tough message to hear. But with those three little words, the best advisor I’ve ever had – my mom – cut to the crux of the problem, as I waivered about whether to accept a new opportunity in my banking career.

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