• First Federal Savings of San Rafael recognizes front line medical teams and promotes local restaurants

    July 28, 2020
    First Federal Savings initiated community support activities in response to the Marin spike in COVID-19 cases that have impacted our medical professionals and the business community.

    “Taste of San Rafael” lunch program provides lunches each weekend for the entire month of July for medical teams at a local hospital. The financial institution became aware that the privately run hospital cafeteria had closed on weekends during the crisis.

    First Federal is purchasing the lunches from several local restaurants with a two-fold purpose:
            a) To recognize and demonstrate appreciation for what our medical professionals are faced with               during this unprecedented medical challenge.
             b) To support the restaurants by purchasing the lunches and to also provide them additional               exposure to a new patron base.

    Food Bank Support. First Federal is also aware of the current economic and wellness issues that are dramatically impacting nearby underserved districts. To that end, the Association has made recent corporate donations, with matching funds from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, in the amount of $20,000 split between the SF/Marin and Alameda Food Banks.

    From Michael Freed… 20-year San Rafael Chamber member and Chef/Owner of Bogie’s Too Café in downtown San Rafael:
                I can’t begin to thank First Federal for your support. As you have heard, this has been and is going to be a rough time and everything helps. Your support means a tremendous amount to the Community. Thanks to everyone at First Federal.

    First Federal Savings of San Rafael First Federal Savings is a locally owned and operated, Federally chartered, Mutual Financial Institution with five Bay Area branches. The Association was founded in 1963 offering a variety of banking services for both businesses and individuals and is currently a lender specializing in multi-residential and commercial real estate loans. Retail banking services include outstanding service and competitive rates for individuals choosing to invest in FDIC insured savings, checking, money market, and certificates of deposit.


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