First County Bank Foundation

First County Bank Foundation Grants $17,500 to Darien Nonprofits

First County Bank Foundation supports Person-to-Person with a $7,000 donation in their efforts to provide emergency assistance to community members in need. Pictured (left to right): Marianne Delaney, director of development, Person-to-Person, Ceci Maher, executive director, Person-to-Person, Aitza Cabrera, branch manager, First County Bank and John "Jack" Dowling, VP, commercial banker, First County Bank.

First County Bank Foundation supports Person-to-Person with a $7,000 donation in their efforts to provide emergency assistance to community members in need. Pictured (left to right): Marianne Delaney, director of development, Person-to-Person; Ceci Maher, executive director, Person-to-Person; Aitza Cabrera, branch manager, First County Bank; and John “Jack” Dowling, Vice President, commercial banker, First County Bank.

We are pleased to announce that the First County Bank Foundation has recently awarded four Darien-based nonprofit groups a total of $17,500 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.”

First County Bank Foundation granted The Community Fund of Darien $2,500 for local programs, At Home in Darien $2,500 to increase transportation services for seniors, Person to Person $7,500 for their Emergency Assistance Program to provide a safety net and emergency financial assistance to low income individuals and The Tiny Miracles Foundation $5,000 for financial aid to parents of premature babies.

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