The Chronicle of Philanthropy

 

We are committed to positively impacting our communities and providing support to help them thrive.

 

Our philanthropy extends deep into each of our communities and the impact is created by OUR PEOPLE, both within First Texas Bank and the people of our communities coming together to make a powerful impact.

 

Lampasas Meals on Wheels group photo

First Texas Bank is committed to delivering meals throughout our community once a week through the Lampasas Meals on Wheels program. This program is dedicated to meeting our community’s needs by providing support and nutritious meals.

Wounded Warrior Project check presentation

 

 

 

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

We are committed to positively impacting our communities and providing support to help them thrive.

Our philanthropy extends deep into each of our communities and the impact is created by OUR PEOPLE, both within First Texas Bank and the people of our communities coming together to make a powerful impact.

 

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

We are committed to positively impacting our communities and providing support to help them thrive.

Our philanthropy extends deep into each of our communities and the impact is created by OUR PEOPLE, both within First Texas Bank and the people of our communities coming together to make a powerful impact.


We are privileged to partner with wonderful organizations, helping to make a difference in the communities where we live and work. Our employees spend time volunteering in whatever capacity an organization of choice may need.  This includes being a board member, helping with fundraising events, and even hands-on labor.


We are privileged to partner with wonderful organizations, helping to make a positive impact and providing yet another way for our employees to make a difference in the communities where we live and work. Our employees spend time volunteering in whatever capacity an organization of choice may need.  This can include being a board member and helping with fundraising events, to actual hands-on labor.

 


We are privileged to partner with wonderful organizations, helping to make a positive impact and providing yet another way for our employees to make a difference in the communities where we live and work. Our employees spend time volunteering in whatever capacity an organization of choice may need.  This can include being a board member and helping with fundraising events, to actual hands-on labor.

Look at our people making a difference:

Partner logos

To further uphold this commitment, our charitable efforts focus on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) in which volunteer hours, loans, and First Texas Bank donations are positively impacting our communities.

  • Move it Forward – A low-cost line of credit product that is a great tool to help non-profit organizations expedite program funding by bridging untimely financial gaps.
  • Donations and Sponsorship – We try to support as many organizations as possible that fit within our company’s philanthropic mission. To be considered for a donation or sponsorship opportunity, please bring your request to your First Texas Bank location or email FTBCommunity@firsttexasbank.com and your request will be submitted to the appropriate manager for consideration. Due to the high volume of requests, we do ask for at least four weeks notice to be reviewed and processed.
  • Financial Literacy Programs – We provide Financial Literacy for many organizations in the community. If you would like for us to provide a financial literacy class for your organization please contact: Corey Bailey at 512-863-2567 or cbailey@firsttexasbank.com.

Families in Crisis certificate of appreciation

 

Fishing with kids

 

Volunteering in the kitchen

 

 

Group volunteering at the Senior Center

 

Shelter drive donation

 

Belton Chamber of Commerce group photo

 

Shred Day near truck

Black History Month at the Senior Center

 

 

Killeen Law Enforcement appreciation day

 

Easter at the Senior Center

 

Foster Love Belton

 

Casting with kids


First Texas Bank awards employees that consistently demonstrate our Core Values and Mission – whether they are in a customer-facing role, back office, accounting, loans or administration.  They are friendly, reliable, trustworthy and accountable.  They truly are First Texas Bank.

Donation check plus award

Volunteering at the fire station

First Texas Bank cannot forget about the Lampasas Fire Department. Lunch was provided to let them know we are grateful for everything they do for our small hometown.


First Texas Bank understands the importance of making a positive influence in our community.

 

Here are some of our donation recipients: Boys & Girls Club, The Lampasas Lions Club, Lampasas Kiwanis Club, The Lampasas Quarterback Club, American Legion Boys State, American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, The Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show, The Lampasas Chamber of Commerce, Vision Lampasas, Lampasas Association for the Arts, Lampasas Spring Ho Festival, Christmas of the Creek, Lampasas FFA-Centex Classic, Lampasas Fire Dept. – Toy Drive, Lampasas Community Kitchen, Lampasas Community Gardens, Lampasas High School Golf, and Lampasas Badger Softball Association

Lions International logoLAFTA logoKiwanis International logo

To further uphold this commitment, our charitable efforts focus on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) in which volunteer hours, loans, and First Texas Bank donations are positively impacting our communities.

 

  • Move it Forward – A low-cost line of credit product that is a great tool to help non-profit organizations expedite program funding by bridging untimely financial gaps.
  • Donations and Sponsorship – We try to support as many organizations as possible that fit within our company’s philanthropic mission.
  • Financial Literacy Programs – We provide Financial Literacy for many organizations in the community. If your organization is interested in a Financial Literacy Program, please email CommunityOutreach@firsttexasbank.com

 

To be considered for a donation or sponsorship opportunity, please bring your request to your First Texas Bank location or email CommunityOutreach@firsttexasbank.com and your request will be submitted to the appropriate manager for consideration. Due to the high volume of requests, we do ask for at least four weeks’ notice to be reviewed and processed.


In and Around our Communities

 

Liberty Hill Middle School booster award presentation

Liberty Hill Middle School Booster Club award

 

Golfing at The Locker

Golfing at The Locker

 

Cedar Fest group photo

2024 Cedar Fest – Cedar Park

 

Group photo for destination hope

WCCAC and CASA 2024 Destination Hope Gala

 

Allies of Hope group photo

Allies of Hope banquet

 

ROCK Barn Dance 2024

2024 ROCK Barn Dance

 

Group photo for ALG fashion show

Assistance League of Georgetown Runway to Academic Success

 

2024 Pflugerville Education Foundation Gala

2024 Pflugerville Education Foundation Annual Gala

 

PCRA Rodeo Lampasas

First Texas Bank had a fun opportunity to attend and help sponsor the first PCRA Rodeo here in Lampasas. The rodeo was a great community event for all ages.

 

 

Check presentation for SWAT

SWAT is a summer program that focuses on strength and conditioning. This program offers a healthy activity for children in seventh to twelfth grade during the summer break. First Texas Bank was happy to help sponsor this program.

 

Group volunteering at a water stop

 First Texas Bank volunteered by handing out water during the Toughest 10K. This event is a fun way to cheer on the people in our community who participate.

 

Police department lunch

Spring Ho week is one of the busiest weeks for the Lampasas Police Department. Providing lunch for the department during this week is a way for First Texas Bank to say “Thank you” for all they do for our community.

 

Job Fair

First Texas Bank had the opportunity to attend the annual Job Fair. This local Job Fair gives members of our community the chance to see face to face, the businesses in town that have open positions.


Donations and Sponsorship requests are accepted at various times throughout the year.  We try to support as many organizations as possible that fit within our company’s philanthropic mission. To be considered for a donation or sponsorship opportunity, please bring your request to your First Texas Bank location or email phunter@firsttexasbank.com and your request will be submitted to the appropriate manager for consideration. Due to the high volume of requests, we do ask for at least four weeks notice to be reviewed and processed.


Customer Service Awards – Just another way we are giving back

The First Texas Bank Praise and Distinction Award is awarded to employees that have provided superb customer service, exhibited exceptional performance in their role, and are nominated by fellow team members to be a recipient.  Once selected, part of their reward is a grant for $100 to donate to an organization of their choosing.  Here is our most recent recipient:

 

June Customer Service award winner Tammy

June 2024 – CASA of Williamson County

Team Member – Tammy