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People's United Community Foundation Honors Westchester Grant Recipients

The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, recently honored grant recipients from Westchester County.
The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, recently honored grant recipients from Westchester County. Photo Credit: Contributed
A list of Westchester County grant recipients from the People's United Community Foundation.
A list of Westchester County grant recipients from the People's United Community Foundation. Photo Credit: Contributed

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, honored its grant recipients during a recognition breakfast recently at the People’s United Bank Park Avenue branch in New York City.

During its recognition breakfast, People’s United Community Foundation awarded a total of $183,000 to 19 nonprofit organizations throughout the communities it serves in New York. Eleven nonprofits in Westchester County received $49,500 in grants. Westchester County recipients included Careers for People with Disabilities, Community Center of Northern Westchester, El Centro Hispano, Family Service Society of Yonkers, Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, and The Food Bank of Westchester, among others.

In total, People’s United Community Foundation awarded $883,000 in grants to 144 nonprofit organizations in the communities it serves in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine during its third grant cycle this year. The funding was distributed within the foundation’s three areas of focus, with 42 percent allocated to community development, 37 percent to youth development, and 21percent to affordable housing initiatives.

“People’s United Community Foundation is pleased to be working with such a broad range of nonprofit organizations that are fulfilling the needs in our communities,” said Karen Galbo, Director of the Foundation. “Individuals, families, businesses and communities are thriving due to their support, and the foundation is proud to play a role in their success.”

For a detailed list of organizations that People’s United Community Foundation supported in New York during the third grant cycle of 2015, please refer to the chart provided or visit www.pucf.org.

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