Child & Family Resources Receives Grant from Wells Fargo! :
Child & Family Resources Receives Grant from Wells Fargo
Mount Arlington, NJ– Child & Family Resourceswas awarded a $1,000 grant on Oct. 12 by Wells Fargo Foundation to support the organization’s mission of creating and delivering programs and services for the community that support the development of children and strengthen families. The community event was hosted by Wells Fargo’s newly selected region bank presidents, Greg White and AZ Abdulghani, at the East Hanover Marriott in Whippany.
“We truly appreciate Wells Fargo’s support,” said Rebekka Zydel, Executive Director at Child & Family Resources, “We will use this grant to ensure families in need have access to a healthy diaper change for their babies.”
Over the past 35 years, Child & Family Resources has served hundreds of thousands of families. CFR has brought millions of dollars in child care quality improvement initiatives, professional development training for educators, creation of additional child care programs, family child care provider registration, parenting education, and financial assistance for income-eligible families to New Jersey communities. The Child & Family Resources' staff have been a mainstay in our community providing parents with information about available child care options, quality indicators to look for, and factors to consider when choosing a child care arrangement for their children.
“We host this annual breakfast to celebrate, recognize and say thank you to community heroes such asChild & Family Resources for all of their invaluable contributions and dedicated service to empower northern New Jersey neighborhoods over the past year,” said Greg White, Wells Fargo’s Northern New Jersey region bank president.
The grant was awarded as part of Wells Fargo’s Community Connections program, which provides local branch managers the opportunity to make a $1,000 charitable contribution on behalf of Wells Fargo to a nonprofit of their choice.
Wells Fargo branches distributed a total of $130,000 in grants to support nonprofit groups serving the northern New Jersey area.
“Each nonprofit grant recipient was identified by our local branches,” said AZ Abdulghani, Wells Fargo’s Gateway region bank president. “They see which nonprofits are out in the community making a difference in the areas where many team members and customers are proud to live and work.”
The annual Community Connections program offers Wells Fargo branch managers the opportunity to provide additional grants to local nonprofits of their choice in New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania.
“Many of our Wells Fargo team members also volunteer or are impacted byChild & Family Resources in some way, “said Noel Marmolejos, branch manager at Wells Fargo Bank of Succasunna. “We’re proud to help the nonprofits serve our communities wherever we can.”
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