Union Savings Bank Foundation Donates $350,500 to 38 Connecticut Organizations

Danbury, CONN. (September 15, 2022) – The Union Savings Bank (USB) Foundation recently awarded $350,500 in funding to 38 local organizations in Connecticut as part of the 156-year-old, community bank’s ongoing effort to give back to those it serves.

Of the total amount, $254,500 was awarded to 22 non-profit educational programs and $96,000 was donated to 16 food pantries throughout the state.

Award recipients provide a wide-range of services to the community, including: providing educational and job-training opportunities; supporting people with special needs; cultivating the arts; offering youth developmental activities; and providing a wide-range of health services, including helping people with physical, behavioral and mental health conditions, and assisting those in abuse situations.

“We are delighted to once again provide support to these community partners who are making such a positive impact in the lives of our neighbors,” said USB President & CEO Cynthia C. Merkle, who also serves as President of the Foundation.  “We’ve worked very hard to provide financial assistance to organizations that provide much-needed programs focused on education, food insecurity, health, wellness, and more. There would be a huge void in our community without the assistance of our 2022 recipients and we are fortunate to be able to support them.”

Organizations receiving 2022 grants are:

The following food pantries each received $6,000 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 $4 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, 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
Phone: 203.830.6045
Email: mbonvicini@unionsavings.com

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