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First Citizens Recognizes Three Deserving Teachers

05/05/2021 | Community

We've all heard stories of the lasting impact a great teacher can have on a child's life. But committing to teaching means more than caring about education. Great teachers give it their all to help their students succeed. And when the pandemic turned the world upside down, the dedication of good teachers became more apparent than ever. May 7th is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and to recognize some local teaching stars, First Citizens Community Bank (FCCB) took to social media to ask the community about a deserving teacher who inspired them or their child. The prompt reached over 6,000 people, and the Bank selected three outstanding teachers from the submissions who each won $500 for their classroom just in time for National Teacher Appreciation Day.

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First Citizens Community Bank Customers Appreciate Banks Response to Pandemic

03/15/2021 | Employees, Accolades, Community

The COVID-19 pandemic took all banks, and their customers, by surprise. With branch closings, remote work, and the introduction of the Paycheck Protection Program, many banks struggled to provide the same level of service they did pre-pandemic. However, in a recent Rivel Banking Benchmark study, First Citizens' customers were given the opportunity to rate the bank's pandemic response in comparison to their competitors. The results? First Citizens Community Bank was ranked 5th in the state of Pennsylvania for the quality of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic!

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First Citizens Provides Financial Support for Educational Organizations

01/11/2021 | Community

Of all the changes that came about during the pandemic, one of the biggest was how students across the country received their education. Now more than ever, the educational system needs extra support so they can pursue their mission - build a brighter future. So, with that spirit in mind, First Citizens Community Bank donated $325,000 to 48 educational enrichment programs across the state of Pennsylvania through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.

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FCCB Feeds Thousands of Pennsylvanian's

05/27/2020 | Community

In 2019, employees of First Citizens Community Bank (FCCB) reached into their pockets to donate funds that provided over 10,000 meals to those in need through the Central PA Foodbank. And now, in the midst of a pandemic when opportunities to volunteer are few, the Bank is again supporting the Central PA Foodbank with a donation of $25,000.

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FCCB Issues Loans to Support Small Businesses

05/18/2020 | Small Business, Community

On March 27th, Congress passed the CARES Act, providing financial relief and support to the economy. The Act included funding for the Small Business Association's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to cover payroll costs so workers are not displaced. The responsibility of processing these loans landed on the nation's banks, and FCCB answered the call.

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