PHOTO CAPTION: Unity Bank and its employees have donated $30,400 to 19 food pantries in New Jersey and Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, including New Bethany Ministries of Bethlehem, Pa. Timothy Burke (left), New Bethany Ministries Director of Community & Donor Engagement, receives a $1,600 donation from David Grisostolo, Unity Bank Area Manager.
Bethlehem & Easton Food Banks Receive Support
(January 24, 2023) – Unity Bank and its employees have donated $30,400 to 19 food pantries in New Jersey and Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. The funds were contributed by Unity Bank employees and matched by the bank as part of an annual holiday community service project that was started more than 10 years ago.
“Food banks are vitally important to many families in need so it is a privilege to support their efforts,” said Unity Bank President & CEO James A. Hughes. “We are extremely proud of the generosity that our employees continue to display through this important community service program. Hopefully the donation will bring some holiday cheer to families served by these great organizations.”
Donations of $1,600 were presented to a local food bank by each of Unity’s 19 community branches, including: Union Food Pantry from Union Branch; Helping Hands Food Pantry of Hillsdale from Emerson Branch; Washington Community Food Pantry from Washington Branch; Middlesex Elks #1488, from Middlesex Branch; Feeding Hands of Bridgewater from Somerville Branch; Sacred Heart Social Concerns Ministry in South Plainfield from South Plainfield Branch; Alliance Center for Independence Food Pantry in Edison from Edison Branch; Flemington Area Food Pantry from Flemington Branch; Society of St. Vincent de Paul from North Plainfield Branch; Franklin Township Food Bank from Somerset Branch; Highland Park Community Food Pantry from Highland Park Branch; Home First Interfaith Housing & Family Services of Plainfield from Scotch Plains Branch; Linden Interfaith Network for Community Service (LINCS) from Linden Branch; River of Life Food Pantry of Phillipsburg from Phillipsburg Branch; Open Cupboard Food Pantry of Clinton from Clinton Branch; Readington Area Starfish from Whitehouse Branch; Bikur Cholim of Lakewood from Lakewood Branch; New Bethany Ministries of Bethlehem from the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Branch; and Easton Area Community Center from Forks Township, Pennsylvania Branch.
About Unity Bancorp, Inc.
Unity Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTY), the parent company of Unity Bank, its primary and wholly owned subsidiary, is a financial services organization headquartered in Clinton, New Jersey. Unity Bank provides financial services to businesses and consumers at 19 branches throughout New Jersey and the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Unity Bank provides community-oriented commercial banking services, including deposit accounts, loans, online and mobile services. For more information, please visit unitybank.com or call 800-618-BANK (800-618-2265).
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