CEO Barry Haag and Senator Schwertner

 

Spring Ho Float
FTB employee with firefighters

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.

 

From left to right: Barry J. Haag, Chairman and CEO of First Texas Bancorp with the Honorable Senator Dr. Charles J. Schwertner accepting the Texas Treasure Business Award.  First Texas Bank Georgetown received this award for exceptional contributions toward the economic growth and prosperity of Texas.

 

 

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.

Just a few ways First Texas Bank supports the community:

 


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 have spent over 300 hours in 2019, 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
Wilco Soiree

Soiree Wilco

The Liberty Hill Rodeo

Liberty Hill Rodeo

Big check at barn dance

ROCK Barn Dance

Check presentation for Georgetown YMCA

Georgetown YMCA


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 bbowman@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.
FTB employee at Food For Families

Food For Families

Breast cancer event

Breast Cancer Awareness

Toys for Tots

Toys For Tots

Health Gala for Advent

Advent Health Gala

Feast of Sharing

Feast of Sharing

Emlpoyees standing in from of bank vault

Our Bank Vault

Boys and Girls Club

Killeen police department

First Responder Appreciation

Breast Cancer Walk

Breast Cancer Walk

Project Graduation 2021

 

 

Donation ceremony Child Welfare Board

 

 

Visiting with the fire department

 

Badger Backers
Youth livestock center

First Texas Bank donations are positively impacting our communities.

 

Donations: some recipients in 2019 have been: Boys and 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, Kingsland AquaBoom, The Lampasas Chamber, Vision Lampasas, Lampasas Association for the Arts, The Hill Country 100, Lampasas County Museum, Spring Ho and HisKids.

Lions International logoLAFTA logoKiwanis International logoHis Kids 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.

  • Loans for non-profit organizations
  • Financial Literacy Programs
  • Donations: some recipients have been: The Killeen Food Care Center, Boys and Girls Club, National Dessert Storm War Memorial, Heritage House, and Fourteen Forward.

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 to becky@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

marine corps league of rounds rock

Marine Corps League of Round Rock

2021 Wilco Soiree

Wilco Soiree 2021: Georgetown Project, CASA of Wilco, Children’s Advocacy Center, and Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown

round rock area serving center

Round Rock Area Serving Center

Partnering with the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army

Farmers to Families Boys and Girls Club
Spring Ho Float

2019 Spring Ho Float

Spring Ho group

2020 Spring Ho


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, and are nominated by fellow employees to be a recipient.  Once selected, part of their reward is a grant for $100-$120 to donate to an organization of their choosing.  Here are the recipients of the grants – thus far in 2021.

Check for The Caring Place

January -The Caring Place

Check for CPHS Band Booster Club

February – CPHS Band Booster Club

Check for Texas Humane Heroes

March – Texas Humane Heroes

The Key2Free check presentation

April – The Key2Free

 

Jenn Barker

May – Texas Baptist Children’s Home

 

Penny Bingham

June – The Key2Free