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Ion Bank Foundation Awards Local Grants

Naugatuck, CT — October 5, 2016 — Charles J. Boulier, III, President & CEO of Ion Bank and Ion Bank Foundation announced that the Ion Bank Foundation awarded $71,500 in grants to 17 area non-profit organizations. The funds are used to support a wide variety of projects and programs in the communities served by the bank.

The recipients are:

Non-Profit Organization Grant Amount
Area Congregations Together, Inc. Spooner House, Shelton $2,000
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Waterbury $2,500
Cheshire Community Food Pantry, Cheshire $10,000
Children's Community School, Waterbury $5,000
CT Assoc. of Human Services, Family Economic Success Program, Waterbury $3,000
CT Food Bank, Waterbury Mobile Pantry $3,000
CT Partnership for Children, Seymour $2,500
Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven, Hamden $3,000
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Waterbury $3,000
Jane Doe No More, Naugatuck $4,000
Mattatuck Museum Historical Society, Waterbury $3,500
Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury $5,000
New Britain Museum of American Art, Naugatuck Valley $2,500
Shakesperience, Waterbury $6,000
St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury $11,000
Waterbury School District, FIRST Robotics $2,000
Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, Bravo! Waterbury $3,500

"We are very pleased to award needed funding to these area agencies that provide valuable services to our local communities”, said Charles J. Boulier, III.

The Ion Bank Foundation has gifted over $5.8 million in donations since it was established in 1998.

About Ion Bank Foundation

The Ion Bank Foundation was created in 1998 to provide financial support to the communities served by Ion Bank. Reinvesting in local communities is one of the most important duties of a mutual bank. Toward that goal, the Ion Bank Foundation has awarded over $5.8 million to deserving local community and charitable organizations since its inception.

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