By First County Bank | November 20, 2016

We are pleased to announce that the First County Bank Foundation has recently awarded 11 Greenwich-based nonprofit groups a total of $45,500 in grants to support these organizations with their mission to provide needed services in local communities. First County Bank Foundation is celebrating its 15th anniversary and has awarded individual grants worth over $7.5 million since its inception in 2001.

“First County Bank Foundation is celebrating its 15th Anniversary of supporting community-based charitable organizations which provide essential services to improve the lives of people in the local communities they serve,” said Reyno A. Giallongo, Jr., president of First County Bank Foundation. “It’s exciting to be part of an organization which works together with these charities to ensure basic needs are met.”

The following 11 Greenwich-based nonprofit organizations received First County Bank Foundation grants in 2015:

Kids in Crisis $10,000 For children’s shelter program
River House Adult Day Center $2,500 For senior daycare programs
Hill House $6,500 For elderly low-moderate income housing
Greenwich Alliance for Education $5,000 Going Places with Books program
Jewish Family Services of Greenwich $4,000 Super-marketing for seniors
Neighbor to Neighbor $2,500 Supplemental food program
United Way of Greenwich, CT $2,500 For various programs
YMCA of Greenwich $2,500 Nutritious snack program to enhance development and education for children’s programs
YWCA Greenwich $2,500 Domestic abuse services and emergency shelter program
Abilis, Inc. $5,000 Assistance to adults and children with developmental disabilities and their families
Meals on Wheels $2,500 To support meals to the elderly and home-bound