FREMONT, Calif., December 8, 2017
–Fremont Bank Foundation
, the 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 local nonprofit organizations with grants to help them provide extra food and basic necessities to low-income residents and families. This year, the Fremont Bank Foundation gave $103,000 to support 23 local nonprofits that serve food or distribute food baskets to those in need.
"The holiday season is such a special time, however it is also a time when the needs of our communities are amplified. During this season, when demand for food and shelter peaks, we want to make sure we are doing our part to offer support." said Brian Hughes, Vice President nonprofit business. "I am grateful we are in a position to carry on the tradition of contributing to local noprofits during the holiday season."
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
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
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County
South Hayward Parish
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.