Community Service Awards

Virginia Beach Schools Federal Credit Union (VBSFCU) is creating a lasting impact on the financial literacy education of the students in their community.

VBSFCU serves as a Partner in Education with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS), volunteering annually in more than 30 schools.

Each year, volunteers deploy to the schools for 300 hours of service to enhance financial education through programs like Reality Store events; student-run, school-based credit unions; work and family studies; financial education; financial literacy through reading programs; and hands-on budgeting and financial management simulation.

VBSFCU’s Service in Schools

Assists students and teachers not only with the materials needed but also the professional expertise to strengthen financial education and provide real­ world experiences is immeasurable and has and will continue to impact generations of students.

We are honored to accept the following Community Service Awards and Partnerships:

Current Partner In Education | School Partnerships

  • 2005
    • Serve on the VBCPS General Advisory Council for Technical and Career Education
  • 2005
    • Bayside High School
  • 2009
    •  Landstown High School
    • Lynnhaven Elementary
    • Strawbridge Elementary
    • Red Mill Elementary
  • 2010
    • Ocean Lakes High School
    • VBCPS Social Services
    • Red Mill Elementary
    • Glenwood Elementary
    • Creeds Elementary
  • 2011
    •  Ocean Lakes High School
    •  Princess Anne High School
    • Kellam High School
    • Kempsville High School
    • Rosemont Elementary
    • Plaza Middle School
  • 2012
    • White Oaks Elementary
    • Woodstock Elementary
  • 2013 
    • Parkway Elementary
    • Landstown Elementary
    • Brandon Middle School
  • 2015  
    • Great Neck Middle School
  • 2016 – Current:
    • Linkhorn Lions ES Student-Run Credit Union

Sponsorships  Beginning Dates and Currently active:

  • 2000 Supporter of Virginia Beach Schools Education Foundation.
  • 2005 Volunteer for various VBCPS Partnership Advisory programs
  • 2007 Sponsor of Annual VB Education Foundation Golf Tournament
  • 2008 Co-Sponsor of “Camp Millionaire,” a local weeklong summer camp teaching financial skills.
  • 2014  VBCPS Citywide STEM Trifecta Sponsor
  • 2015  VBCPS Title One STEM Camp Sponsor

School Event Support

We also help support the following VBSchools recognition programs by donating gift baskets.

  • Teacher of the Year Celebration (SAT)
  • Model Partnership/Volunteer Celebration
  • Retirement Banquet

Award-Winning Community Collaborative Giveback Program

  • 2015 – Current: Please review our Do Good Page for our Community GiveBack programs.

Current Recognition

  • 2019
    • Recognized by the Coastal Virginia Magazine Giving Back and CoVa BIZ Community Impact Award winner
    • Virginia Governors Volunteerism Award- Small Business
    • Recognized by the Virginia Schools Boards Association as a supporter of local school board work and the public school students in our community.

Awards

  • 2000 – 2014: Regent University’s Salute to Teacher Event Sponsor
  • 2003: Named Virginia Beach City Public Schools Citywide Partner
  • 2005: Named Volunteer of the Year for the VBCPS Central Office
  • 2006
    • Named Model Partner of the Year for VBCPS Technical and Career Education
    • CUNA www.cuna.org State and National Desjardins Youth Financial Education Winner.
    • VATFACS Outstanding Business and Industry Award.
    • VBClean Sponsor Bronze Level/Earth Day Sponsorship at Mt. Trashmore
  • 2007
    • Virginia Credit Union League www.vacul.org: Youth Advocate of the Year.
    • VBCPS Technical & Career Education Creating Excellence Winner
    • Virginia Beach Middle Special Thanks for Assisting with the 7th-grade Financial Skills class plaque
    • VBClean Sponsor Bronze Level/Earth Day Sponsorship at Mt. Trashmore
    • CUNA www.cuna.org State & National Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award Winner
  • 2008
    • National Association of Career and Technical Education Award of Merit Winner
    • CUNA State & National Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award Co-Winner with Beach Municipal FCU
  • 2009: CUNA State & National Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award Co-Winner with Beach Municipal FCU
  • 2009-2012: East Coast Surfing Championship Sponsor
  • 2010
    • CUNA State & National Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award Co-Winner with Beach Municipal FCU
    • Model Partnership with Landstown High School
  • 2010- Current: Hole sponsor for Kellam High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 2010-2011: Official partner with Virginia Beach City Library “UR $ 4 Life” program
  • 2010-2014:  Glenwood Gators Saver’s Club
  • 2011-2017:  Athletic Sponsor for Ocean Lakes, Kempsville, Salem, Landstown & Bayside High School
  • 2012– 2014
    • Dragon Saver’s Club
    • Parkway Panthers Saver’s Club
  • 2013 
    • NEAFCS Community Partnership
    • Virginia Beach’s Best All-Around” in partnership with Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union and the VA Cooperative Extension
  • 2014 – 2018: Frank W. Cox HS Falcon Credit Union (Student-Run Credit Union)
  • 2017- 2018: VBSchools Model Partner with Linkhorn Park ES