BofI Federal Bank Partners with Hope Leadership Foundation to Promote Financial Literacy in San Diego
SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BofI Federal Bank (the “Bank”), the nationwide bank subsidiary of BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI) (“BofI” or the “Company”), is partnering with Hope Leadership Foundation (“HLF”) to promote financial literacy to elementary school students in San Diego.
Once a week for the entire month of April, BofI employees will volunteer to teach financial literacy courses to students at Laurel Elementary School through an after-school program. The courses will focus on a variety of financial literacy topics, including budgeting, basic banking products and services, entrepreneurship, and financial independence. This is the first year BofI is launching the Hope Leadership Academy at Laurel Elementary School.
“We are excited to partner with BofI to launch the Hope Leadership Academy at Laurel Elementary,” said Willie Briscoe, Founder of Hope Leadership Foundation. “Their support and commitment to the kids in our community allows us to help more kids and families to have successful lives.”
BofI has also made an annual donation to support an endowed instructor and provide financial literacy training.
About Hope Leadership Foundation
Hope Leadership Foundation is a startup inner-city youth ministry working within the San Diego Unified School District. HLF’s goal is to help kids from kindergarten through college succeed in life by means of mentorship in educational support, sports and recreation and spiritual development. For more information on Hope Leadership Foundation, please visit www.hopeleadershipfoundation.org.
About BofI Holding, Inc. and BofI Federal Bank
BofI Holding, Inc. is the holding company for BofI Federal Bank, a nationwide bank that, among other financial products and services, provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables. With approximately $8.2 billion in assets, BofI Federal Bank provides consumer and business banking products directly and through third-party channels. BofI Holding, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “BOFI” and is a component of the Russell 2000® Index, the S&P SmallCap 600® Index, and the KBW Nasdaq Financial Technology Index. For more information on BofI Federal Bank, please visit bofifederalbank.com.