CLINTON, N.J. (December 21, 2018) - Unity Bank and its employees have donated a total of $22,800 to 19 food pantries in New Jersey and Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. The donation, a record for the fundraiser, were donated by Unity Bank employees and matched by the bank as part of a special holiday community service project.
"I am extremely proud of the generosity our employees continue to show in this important community service project," said Unity Bank President & CEO James A. Hughes. "All of these organizations provide vital services to those in need throughout New Jersey and the Lehigh Valley. As a community bank, it is a privilege to be able to support the important work of these food banks."
Donations of $1,200 were presented to: FISH Hospitality Program, serving Middlesex, Union, and Somerset Counties, from Middlesex Branch; Flemington Area Food Pantry from Flemington Branch; The Food Bank Network of Somerset County in Bound Brook 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 from Linden Branch; NORWESCAP Food Bank of Phillipsburg from Phillipsburg Branch; Open Cupboard Food Pantry of Clinton from Clinton Branch; Readington Area Starfish from Whitehouse Branch; St. Paul Food Pantry of Ramsey from the Ramsey Branch; Samaritan Homeless Interim Program of Somerville from Somerville Branch; South Plainfield Social Services Holiday Project from South Plainfield Branch; St. James Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen in Edison from Edison Branch; Union Food Pantry from Union Branch; Helping Hands Food Pantry of Hillsdale from Emerson Branch; Washington Community Food Pantry from Unity's Washington Branch; Community School Food Program for Fountain Hill Elementary School/Northampton Community College from the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Branch; and Salvation Army Easton Corps 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, N.J. 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 www.unitybank.com or call 800-618-BANK (800-618-2265).