MEDIA ADVISORY -- Green Bank and FHLB Dallas Award Partnership Grants to Two Houston Community Organizations

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HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Green Bank for a check presentation at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013, as they award grants totaling $11,750 through the Partnership Grant Program (PGP) to two Houston-based community organizations.

Of the grant funds, $6,000 was awarded to The Women's Resource of Greater Houston to support free financial education classes offered by the organization. A $5,750 grant was awarded to the Credit Coalition, which will use the funds to offset administrative expenses.

FHLB Dallas awarded $225,000 in grants through its PGP this year. The grants provide funding for the operational needs of community-based organizations involved in affordable housing and community development.

There will be photo opportunities, and the media is welcome to attend.

WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013
WHO: Dave Matthews, Executive Vice President, CRA Officer, Green Bank
LaTanya Flix, Executive Director, The Women's Resource of Greater Houston
Sherrie Young, Executive Director, Credit Coalition
Greg Hettrick, VP, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas
WHERE: The Women's Resource of Greater Houston
730 N. Post Oak Road, Suite 204
Houston, TX 77024

CONTACT: Corporate Communications Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas www.fhlb.com (214) 441-8445

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas