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Bank on Reading

When you open a new checking account at Equity Bank, we’ll donate $25 to a local school in your community.

Help Your Community

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Let’s put an end to problematic literacy statistics.

63% of high school graduates

are reading below level1

20% of Americans

read below the level needed to earn a living wage2

61% of children

lack books at home3

We’re Proud to Support

Lead to Read KC logo Storytime Village Wichita Logo Wildflower Montessori School logo St Mary's school logo

Show your school spirit!

Personalize your Equity Bank debit card with your favorite school mascot. Use the My Debit Card Design tool to put your favorite school mascot or school colors on your debit card at no charge.

Design My Debit Card
Two custom debit card designs

*Limited time offer and may be cancelled at any time. Incentive valid only for customers opening their first Equity Bank checking account. Incentive will be made to local causes and recipients after September 30, 2021. Minimum $100 to open account. Fees could reduce earnings on interest-bearing accounts.

  1. NAEP The Nation’s Report Card, October, 2015
  2. National Institute for Literacy, Fast Facts on Literacy, 2014
  3. Reading is Fundamental,, 2021