Local schools in hog heaven after earning grants

Pictured are (from left) Sheryl Kirby, business/CTE department chair at George Washington High School; Haseeb Malik; Bobomurad Makhramov; Randi Marmer, assistant vice president, public relations, TruMark Financial; Khalid Popal; and Susan Thompson, principal at George Washington High School.

Pucker up for a cause: TruMark Financial Credit Union’s Kiss-A-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser raises money for local schools in need of personal finance resources. In 2016, TruMark Financial raised $78,000 through Building Financial Futures. The following local schools participated in the Kiss-A-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser: Baldi Middle School, Forrest Elementary School, George Washington High School, Maritime Academy Charter School, Northeast High School, Our Lady of Calvary, Philadelphia Academy Charter School and St. Jerome.