Wyomissing, PA (March 25, 2019) – Customers Bank, a leading super-community bank with operations in Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and New England, announced today it awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County with a $7,500 donation. The donation was part of the Bank’s continued effort to support community and nonprofit organizations throughout Bucks County that provide important programs that enhance community members’ lives.
“One of the most important parts of building a strong community is ensuring that all children have access to safe and diverse opportunities for growth and enrichment,” said Richard Ehst, President and Chief Operating Officer of Customers Bank. “We are proud to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County to support its continuous efforts to change children’s lives for the better.”
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County matches children facing adversity with role models in a one-to-one relationship to help the children achieve goals and succeed in life. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County was established in 1963 and builds upon a national heritage that is more than 100 years old. The Big Brothers Big Sisters organization was founded to enrich the lives of children and help them achieve their full potential.
The funds will support a variety of programs that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County offers throughout the year. The donation was presented to the Foundation by Jonathan Klass, SVP and relationship manager for the Bank’s Bucks County Commercial Lending team.
“Having the support of strong community partners like Customers Bank is so important in enabling us to provide these programs for at-risk kids in Bucks County,” said Laura Jones, Director of Development at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County. “Our programs are a critical tool in the fight against the opioid crisis, because having a trusted adult in your life is one of the most significant protective factors in avoiding drugs & alcohol abuse. They also provide youth with the support they need to create higher goals for their future.”
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County has been providing mentoring services to children within our community since 1963. Whether it is through their Community Mentoring program, STEM School Mentoring program, the Hispanic Mentoring Initiative, the Autism Spectrum Disorder Mentoring Initiative, or the Options program – in which they work with youth who are involved with the Bucks County Juvenile Court System – they help children facing adversity achieve their highest potential as they grow and become responsible adults. For information on Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County please visit bbbsbc.org.
About Customers Bank
Customers Bank is a super-community bank with $9.8 billion in assets as of December 31, 2018, offering commercial and consumer banking services along the I-95 corridor from Washington, DC to Boston; and in Chicago. Commercial products include cash management; commercial and industrial loans; small business loans; SBA government-guaranteed loans; commercial and multi-family real estate loans; and financing for leasing businesses and residential developers.
Customers Bank provides consumer banking services including savings, checking, and money market accounts; certificates of deposit; residential mortgages; and consumer loans. Additional consumer products are marketed by BankMobile, BankMobile Vibe, and Ascent.
Customers Bank is a member of the Federal Reserve System with deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Customers Bank is an equal opportunity lender. Customers Bank takes pride in delivering extremely high levels of customer service while charging comparatively very low fees; service that makes our clients say, "Wow."
Commercial clients enjoy Single Point of Contact service with one team to handle all banking needs. Some retail bank clients are afforded Concierge Banking® Services that brings banking to them, when and where they need it. Customers Bank is a subsidiary of Customers Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company with its headquarters located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. The voting common shares of Customers Bancorp, Inc. are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CUBI.
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