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Republic Bank Makes Multi-Year Donor Commitment to Jewish Family Service

The funds will benefit programs including counseling, supportive housing and vocational assistance which will enable clients to better understand and achieve fiscal responsibility and stability.

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Pictured are: Leslie DiLuigi, (cnter) Senior Vice President & Retail Market Manager at Republic Bank, presents a $3,000 check to Andrea Steinberg, Chief Executive Officer at Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (left) and Paola Ortiz-Morillo, Access Center Case Manager at Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties. The Republic Bank funds will benefit JFS’ programs including counseling, supportive housing and vocational assistance which will enable clients to better understand and achieve fiscal responsibility and stability. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)

Republic Bank continues their ardent support of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) by committing $3,000 annually as a Builder donor to the agency.

The funds will benefit programs including counseling, supportive housing and vocational assistance which will enable clients to better understand and achieve fiscal responsibility and stability.

“We are excited to once again partner with Republic Bank and appreciate their generous funding which provides resources for many client needed programs,” said Andrea Steinberg, JFS Chief Executive Officer. “The past 14 months have been challenging – financially, emotionally and mentally – for many individuals and families in our region. At JFS, we continue to strive to offer residents and clients some relief through the agency’s Food Pantry, Counseling Services and other programs.”

Since March of 2020, JFS’ staff has distributed in excess of 50,000 pounds of food to more than 7,300 people, handled over 6,000 tele-health counseling sessions, and provided 120 Village by the Shore virtual programs as well as supportive housing assistance, vocational services and more.

“At Republic Bank, we’re dedicated to the communities we serve and aim to support the local organizations that matter most to our customers,” said Vernon W. Hill II, chairman and CEO of Republic Bank. “Jewish Family Service has been a lifeline for so many during the pandemic, and we’re proud to give back to the organization so it can continue providing critical resources to our neighbors in need.”

Republic Bank continues to expand its footprint throughout Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and New York City as part of its “The Power of Red is Back” growth plan. Republic Bank’s 31 stores are open seven days a week, 361 days a year, with extended lobby and drive-thru hours, providing customers unmatched convenience and flexibility. The bank also offers absolutely free checking, ATM/Debit cards and credit cards issued on the spot and access to more than 55,000 surcharge free ATMs worldwide via the Allpoint network.

For more information about JFS programs, services or agency donor opportunities, visit jfsatlantic.org.

About Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) encourages strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energized seniors and vital communities.

With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, vocational services, adult and older adult services and also hosts an on-site food pantry.

The agency impacts 8,000 lives throughout Atlantic and Cape May Counties each year.

JFS’ mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and enhance their quality of life.

In keeping with Jewish values and the spirit of tikkun olam (healing the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism regardless of their religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age or background.

For more information or to keep up-to-date with JFS events and programs, visit www.jfsatlantic.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Republic Bank

Republic Bank is the operating name for Republic First Bank. Republic First Bank is a full-service, state-chartered commercial bank, whose deposits are insured up to the applicable limits by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

The Bank provides diversified financial products through its 31 offices located in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties in New Jersey; Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania and New York County in New York.

The bank also offers a wide range of residential mortgage products through its mortgage division, Oak Mortgage Company.

For more information about Republic Bank, please visit www.myrepublicbank.com.

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