Union Savings Bank Foundation Donates $275,000 to 25 Connecticut Organizations

Danbury, CONN. (July 20, 2023) – The Union Savings Bank (USB) Foundation recently awarded $275,000 in funding to 25 local organizations in Connecticut as part of the 157-year-old community bank’s ongoing effort to give back to those it serves.

Of the total amount, $252,500 was awarded to 21 non-profit educational programs and $22,500 was donated to four food pantries throughout the state.

The 2023 grant recipients provide wide-ranging services to the community, including: educational and literacy programs; youth enrichment and developmental activities; cultivating the arts; health and wellness services; affordable housing; and assisting those in abuse situations.

“We are pleased to once again provide support to these community partners who are making such a positive impact in the communities we serve,” said USB CEO Cynthia C. Merkle, who also serves as President of the Union Savings Bank Foundation.  “These partners are providing essential services and enriching lives. They work tirelessly to provide vital programs focused on education and addressing housing insecurity, food insecurity, and overall health and wellness. There would be a huge void in our community without the assistance of our 2023 recipients and we are fortunate the Foundation continues to be able to support them.”

Organizations receiving 2023 grants are:

The following food pantries each received $5,625 in grants:

About Union Savings Bank Foundation
The USB Foundation was established in 1998 to provide the bank with an additional way to give back to the community. The Foundation focuses on helping programs that educate and enrich the communities that the bank serves. Since its inception, the USB Foundation has donated over $5 million in grants to hundreds of organizations.

About Union Savings Bank
Established in 1866 and headquartered in Danbury, CT, Union Savings Bank is a $3 billion mutual bank dedicated to being the bank of choice. As a full-service financial institution, Union Savings Bank provides banking, mortgage, investment, trust and insurance products throughout western Connecticut with 25 offices in Bethel, Brookfield, Canton, Danbury, Goshen, Kent, Litchfield, Marble Dale, Monroe, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Southbury, Torrington and Washington Depot. The bank provides financial services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and government entities through its commercial, residential and consumer lending, corporate services, retail banking and wealth management divisions. Please visit www.unionsavings.com for more information and connect with the bank on LinkedIn. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Michele Bonvicini
Union Savings Bank

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