Community Outreach Initiative

As part of its commitment to giving back to its community, First Regional Co-operative Credit Union Ltd. has made several significant contributions to numerous organizations including church bodies, schools, civic groups, senior citizens organizations, police youth clubs, service clubs and correctional facilities in the parishes of St. Ann and St. Mary.

In this regard, First Regional built a home for a senior citizen who was left homeless by the passage of Hurricane Ivan; and staff members made visits and meaningful contributions to the Hill Top Correctional Centre and the Armadale Correctional Centre.

First Regional's Corporate Social Responsibility is demonstrated in its wide range of donations and grants, which include the following:

  • Annual GSAT scholarships, book grants and tertiary level bursaries
  • Donation of classroom, chairs and desks to the Runaway Bay All Age School
  • Sponsorship of SDC/HEART Training Institute Commis Chef Training programme for youth in St. Ann
  • Contribution towards the purchase of ECG machine for St. Ann's Bay Hospital
  • Donation of Water tanks to residents of Bamboo, St. Ann
  • Island Special  Constabulary Force ( St. Ann & St. Mary Divisions) - monetary donation and food items
  • The St. Ann Chamber Of Commerce - monetary donations
  • Brown's Town Community College - monetary donations
  • Discovery Bay All Age School - chairs for staff room and cakes for winning house and runners up on sports day
  • Sandals Staff Welfare Division - monetary donations in the form of gift certificates
  • St. Ann Senior Citizens Association - monetary donations in the form of gift certificates
  • Soroptimist International- monetary donations
  • Jamaican Association of Co-operative Credit Union Managers Ltd. - monetary donation to aid in fund raising events
  • Church On the Rock ( Quiz Competition) - monetary donations in the form of gift certificates
  • North East Regional Health Authority - monetary donations in the form of gift certificates
  • St. Ann Probation Officers Support Group - monetary donations
  • The Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas - monetary donations
  • Linton Park Basic School - monetary donation to assist with  the building of classrooms
  • Claremont Basic School - monetary donations
  • Bethel United Church - monetary donations
  • Emmanuel United Church - monetary donations
  • Ocho Rios Methodist Church - monetary donations
  • St. Ann Police Youth Clubs - monetary donations
  • Jamaica Constabulary Force - monetary donations
  • Optimist Club - monetary donation to paint the pedestrian crossings and  side walks
  • Salvation Army ( St. Ann's Bay Division)  - monetary donations
  • Charlton Primary School - monetary donations
  • St. Ann Police Sports Club - monetary donations