Township of Washington, NJ – November 11, 2008 – The OritaniBank Charitable Foundation recently awarded $10,000 to Eva’s Village in support of their new Hope Residence of St. Frances for Mothers and Children opening this November. Eva’s Village is a Paterson based social service agency with a mission to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, treat the addicted and provide medical care to the poor. This new 18,000 square-foot shelter on Jackson Street will provide a safe, comfortable, supportive environment for mothers and their children.
Kevin Lynch, President of the OritaniBank Charitable Foundation, presented a $10,000 check on October 6th to Sister Gloria Perez, Executive Director of Eva’s Village to sponsor their new Hope Residence. “We care deeply about the communities we serve and are pleased to help local area residents in need of this type of facility,” commented Mr. Lynch.
The OritaniBank Charitable Foundation was established in 2007 to assist not-for-profit organizations that help to improve the quality of life for residents in Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated over half a million dollars to local charitable organizations.
Oritani Bank is a 97 year old community bank with over $1.5 billion in assets based in the Township of Washington, New Jersey. Oritani Bank is a publicly held Mutual Holding Company trading on the NASDAQ with the trading symbol “ORIT”. Oritani Bank has 21 branches throughout Bergen, Hudson and Passaic Counties, and offers a full line of deposit and loan services to both retail and commercial customers. For more information, call 888-ORITANI, or visit their website,www.oritani.com.