Township of Washington, NJ, September 22, 2008 – The OritaniBank Charitable Foundation has recently awarded a $5,000 donation to the United Cerebral Palsy of Hudson County. These funds will be used to support the Transportation Services Department of the Adult Special Needs Program, which helps people with developmental disabilities and special medical needs expand their functional skills so they can live and work as independently as possible within their community.
“Oritani is committed to supporting local organizations which provide essential services to disabled individuals so they can improve their quality of life and allow them to enjoy life without limits,” comments Kevin Lynch, President of Oritani Bank. 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 OritaniBank Charitable Foundation has donated over $550,000 to local charitable organizations.
Oritani Bank is a 97 year old community bank with $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 19 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.