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United Way of South Texas Recognizes Vantage Bank for “Top 10 Company”

July 28, 2022


Pictured L-R Top and Bottom Row Vantage Bank Employees: George Cardenas; Jose Martinez-Soto; Cris Moncayo, UW Board Member; Dr. D’uAndre Drain, GE Aviation, UW Board Member; Lisa Garza, DHS-OBP, UW Board Member; Diana Alfaro; Thomas Davidson; and Robert Olvera; Monica Trevino; Kimberly Abrigo; Elvira Alonzo, City of McAllen, UW Board Member; Fabiola Urgel; Dana Garcia; and Alma Quintanilla.

United Way of South Texas Board Members proudly recognize Vantage Bank Texas as a Top 10 Company Supporter. Vantage Bank employees and the corporation contributed over $32,900 to United Way of South Texas during the 2021 Campaign.

Fabiola Urgel and Maria Martin volunteered as Loaned Executives in 2021 and did an outstanding job coordinating the Vantage Bank Campaign. Vantage Bank employees are committed to partnerships that improve the quality of lives in our community. They contribute financially to United Way of South Texas and also volunteer throughout the year. Hundreds of Vantage Bank employees have volunteered as Shopping Buddies for middle school students in United Way’s Back to School “In Style” Shopping Spree for over fifteen years. They also participate in Day of Caring events. These two programs collectively impact 3,450 local Middle School and High School students annually. Counselors select eligible students to participate in the Shopping Spree, who receive school attire, personal hygiene items and school supplies. United Way’s Day of Caring project provides school supplies to eligible Freshmen at select districts. Vantage Bank team members participate in many other functions of the United Way, including the annual program and financial review of partner agencies.

“United Way continues to impact every fabric of the community, Vantage Bank employees continue to give generously of their time, talents and paychecks,” Vice President of Vantage Bank and UW Board Member, Cris Moncayo said. “On their behalf, we proudly accept this recognition as a United Way Top 10 Company.”

The generous donations from Vantage Bank employees help over 188,500 residents in Hidalgo and Starr Counties. Their support will fund programs including emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and the homeless; after school, youth leadership and homework assistance programs for children; end-of-life care services; advocates for children in foster care; free income tax preparation services for families who earn $60,000 a year or less and much more.

The United Way Board of Directors extends their deepest appreciation to Vantage Bank and their employees, for their outstanding commitment to the community.

About United Way:

United Way of South Texas invests in programs that address critical services in the areas of Health, Education, Financial Stability, and Safety Net. The organization supports over 21 non-profit agencies in Hidalgo and Starr Counties that serve a minimum of 225,500 local residents annually. Services provided by United Way of South Texas through Partner Agencies include emergency shelter, family violence counseling, character building programs, child victim advocacy, and infant stimulation classes. If you would like to support United Way programs with a monetary donation, you may mail a tax deductible check to United Way of South Texas at P.O. Box 187, McAllen, TX 78505-0187.