Fremont Bank Foundation Awards $30,000 to Local Food Banks for the Holidays
FREMONT, Calif., November 28, 2011 Fremont Bank Foundation, a philanthropic arm of the Bay Area's Fremont Bank, recently announced the recipients for their sixth annual holiday grant program. Each November, the Fremont Bank Foundation supports several Bay Area nonprofit organizations with donations to help them provide food and basic necessities to local residents and families. This year the Fremont Bank Foundation has chosen to support local nonprofits that serve food or distribute food baskets year-round to those with the greatest needs in the communities the bank serves.
“We are grateful for the work these nonprofit organizations perform in our communities all year,” says Hattie Hyman Hughes, president of Fremont Bank Foundation and a senior vice president of Fremont Bank. “We know that they will put our holiday grants to great use and will make the season a little brighter for many Bay Area residents and their families.”
The following 12 agencies will each receive a $2,500 grant from the Fremont Bank Foundation:
About Fremont Bank
Fremont Bank (www.fremontbank.com)
is the leading full-service community bank in Northern California. Founded in 1964, Fremont Bank is one of the oldest independent family owned and managed banks in the region and focuses on personalized service for individuals and businesses. It serves communities through 18 branches and seven additional ATMs throughout the Greater Bay Area. Exceptional client service is the cornerstone of Fremont Bank's business. Accommodation of customer needs in a friendly, personal atmosphere characterizes the Bank's culture.