Fremont Bank Foundation Awards $100,000 to Local Nonprofits for the Holidays

FREMONT, Calif., December 12, 2016Fremont Bank Foundation, a philanthropic arm of the Bay Area’s Fremont Bank, recently announced the recipients for its annual holiday grant program. Each holiday season, the Fremont Bank Foundation supports select nonprofit organizations with grants to help them provide extra food and basic necessities to local low-income residents and families. This year, the Fremont Bank Foundation gave $100,000 to support 24 local nonprofits that serve food or distribute food baskets to those with the greatest needs.
 
“It is an honor to carry on this holiday tradition of supporting local food banks, especially at this time of year when the demand is at an all-time high,” said Brian Hughes, vice president, nonprofit business. “To me, it is one of the greatest feelings in the world knowing we can help to make a difference for the families in our community.”
 
The following agencies will be receiving a grant from the Fremont Bank Foundation:
 
Castro Valley Outreach
Centerville Presbyterian Church - Free Dining Program
Centro de Servicios
Children's Emergency Food Bank
Davis Street Community Center
Family Emergency Shelter Coalition
Food Bank for Monterey County
Irvington Presbyterian Church - Tri-City Free Breakfast Program
Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa
Martha's Kitchen
Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula, Inc.
Open Heart Kitchen
Our Lady of the Rosary Church - Holiday Food Program 
Project Open Hand
Russian American Community Services
Sacred Heart Community Service
Service Opportunity for Seniors
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County
South Hayward Parish
Tri-City Volunteers
Trinity Center Walnut Creek
Tri-Valley Haven for Women
Viola Blythe Community Center


About Fremont Bank Foundation
Fremont Bank (www.fremontbank.com) is the primary funding source for Fremont Bank Foundation, which was established in 1995 as an independent, private grant-making foundation. Sharing with the community is at the heart of Fremont Bank Foundation, which provides financial assistance to nonprofit organizations for the implementation of services and programs that enhance the quality of life for all people in the communities served by Fremont Bank.
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