Investing in our community—it’s what
Be the Change is all about.
Be the Change offers area high school students (age 13+) the unique opportunity to work as positive agents of change in our community. After completing a few requirements, you’ll be eligible to win one of seven yearly $1,000 awards. And you’ll have access to our Be the Change checking accounts, which include ATM forgiveness, a free customized debit card, and no minimum balance requirements.
Open a Be the Change checking account*
Give back to your community and become financially smart
Have an opportunity to win one of seven $1,000 awards†
*eStatements and participation in the Be The Change program are required for this account. Must be enrolled in high school and age 13 and up to participate. Parent or guardian must be a signer on accounts for all students under 16.
†2.5 minimum GPA required. Mechanics Bank employees and their immediate family members are not eligible for a $1,000 award. Immediate family shall include spouse, child, stepchild, brother, sister, half brother, half sister, stepbrother, stepsister.