Bank-at-work program enables new account holders to donate to four key initiatives
PERKASIE, Pa. (January 2020) – Penn Community Bank, the largest mutual bank headquartered in Southeastern Pennsylvania, is proud to announce its Workplace Connections program donated over $7,000 to area non-profits in 2019.
Workplace Connections is a bank-at-work initiative that brings benefits, including free financial literacy workshops, to area employers and their employees. For every new checking account opened through Workplace Connections, Penn Community Bank donates $10 to area organizations. In 2019, $7,140 was donated to the Ann Silverman Health Clinic, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County, Cairn Foundation, Family Service Association Homeless Shelter, Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, and Youth Orchestra of Bucks County.
“Penn Community Bank is a community-first financial services provider, and our commitment to growth touches everything we do. Through Workplace Connections we can further support the pillars of our community giving: financial literacy, economic self-sufficiency, affordable housing, and food security,” said Diane Brown, Penn Community Bank Chief Administrative Officer. “We look forward to continuing this successful program in 2020 and partnering with community members and local organizations to grow and improve our communities.”
Since its launch in 2017, Penn Community Bank – through the Workplace Connections program – has donated nearly $20,000 to nonprofits throughout the region. This giving is in addition to the 5% of net income donated back into the neighborhoods Penn Community Bank serves.
About Workplace Connections: Workplace Connections is a bank-at-work program that brings benefits, including free financial literacy workshops, to area employers and their employees. As part of the program, Penn Community Bank’s financial experts visit local employers to provide on-site financial education. Penn Community Bank provides educational materials and an orientation for new employees. Anyone who opens a new free checking account through the Workplace Connections program earns a cash bonus deposited into the account. Paychecks can be deposited directly and enrollment can be completed on-site at work or online, eliminating the need to make a special trip to the bank. To learn more and to find out how Workplace Connections can benefit your employer, contact WorkplaceConnections@penncommunitybank.com.
About Penn Community: Penn Community Bank holds more than $2 billion in assets, employs more than 350 people, and offers banking, lending, and investments at 24 bank branches and two administrative centers throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania. As an independent, mutual financial institution, Penn Community Bank is not publicly traded and operates with its long-term mission in mind: to help businesses grow and prosper, to provide financial resources to individuals and families throughout their lifetimes, to strengthen the local economy, and to partner with local organizations to act as a catalyst for positive growth in every market it serves.