Benedictine Health Foundation Receives Funds from The Bank of Greene County’s Charitable Foundation

Picture caption from left: Wendy Quinn (Bank), Perry Lasher, Anna Brett & Elenie Loizou (Junior League of Kingston), John Werner, Hope Nemiroff (Breast Cancer Options), Christine Hein (People’s Place), Sean DuBois, Elisa Anderson (Rip Van Winkle Council), Scott Reynolds (Kiwanis Kingston Classic), Jess Davis, Barbara Klassen (Benedictine Health Foundation), Shari Bach (Paws Unlimited), Joe Fay (Kiwanis Kingston Classic), Suzy Hinchey (Ulster County Community Action), Jennifer Geuss (Ulster County SPCA), Ray Braun (Rip Van Winkle Council), Ellen Cordero (Autism Society Hudson Valley), Rodney Batista (Triumph Organization), Rob Agostinoni, and Don Gibson.

Local non-profit organizations were presented with donations from The Bank of Greene County’s Charitable Foundation at the Bank’s new Kingston branch location in Ulster County.  On hand to present the awards were Donald Gibson (President), Jess Davis (Kingston Branch Manager), Perry Lasher (Commercial Lending Director), Sean DuBois (Commercial Lending Officer), Rob Agostinoni (Lending Manager), and John Werner (Lending Consultant).  A total of $94,000 will be awarded this year from the Bank of Greene County’s Charitable Foundation to over 100 local non-profit organizations.  And as part of the Grand Opening specials for the new branch, the Bank also donated $10 to a local charity for every new account opened during the promotional period.

The organizations receiving donations at this time were:

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life
  • Autism Society Hudson Valley
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Benedictine Health Foundation
  • Breast Cancer Options
  • Caring Hands Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry
  • Health Alliance Foundation
  • Junior League of Kingston
  • Kiwanis Kingston Classic
  • Paws Unlimited
  • People’s Place
  • Rip Van Winkle Council, Boy Scouts
  • Triumph Organization
  • Ulster County Community Action
  • Ulster County SPCA
  • United Way of Ulster County
  • YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County

Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded close to $900,000 to fund a wide variety of projects benefiting and including education, health and wellness, social and civic services, culture, arts, and affordable housing. Applications are accepted each year between December 1st and January 15th.  More information about The Bank of Greene County and the Charitable Foundation may be found at the Bank’s website

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