On Thursday, February 21, 2013, the Popular Community Bank Foundation distributed $27,448 to eight local organizations as part of its ongoing commitment to the communities it serves.
In addition, checks in the aggregate amount of $50,664 were presented to Food Bank For New York City and Salvation Army in New Jersey for their efforts in assisting those in need after the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Popular Community Bank donated $10,000 to each organization and opened up funding accounts for each for public donation while also matching contributions made to these accounts up to an additional $10,000 to each account.
The ceremony for the grant distributions, hosted by Popular Community Bank New York Region Executive Brian Doran, was held at one of Popular Community Bank’s branches located at 134 Delancey Street in Manhattan.
Foundation letters with grant checks were distributed to:
About Popular Community Bank
Founded in 1893, Popular, Inc. is the leading banking institution by both assets and deposits in Puerto Rico, and the 36th largest in the U.S. by assets. In the United States, Popular has established a community-banking franchise that does business as Popular Community Bank, providing a broad range of financial services and products, with 93 branches in New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida and California.
Services of Popular are available at branches, and online at mypopularbanking.com. For customers seeking more information, call 1-800-377-0800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Find Popular Community Bank on Facebook at facebook.com/PopularCommunityBank.