FREMONT, Calif., December 17, 2012—Fremont Bank Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Fremont Bank, recently awarded a total of $35,000 to local nonprofits as part of its seventh annual holiday grant program.
Each year, Fremont Bank Foundation partners with local nonprofit organizations to provide food and basic necessities to individuals and families in need. This year, the foundation has chosen 14 local nonprofits that serve food or distribute food baskets to those with the greatest needs in the communities Fremont Bank serves.
“We are fortunate to have a number of outstanding local organizations that care for those in need throughout the year,” said Hattie Hyman Hughes, president of Fremont Bank Foundation. “It’s an honor to partner in their work, knowing that more of our most vulnerable local residents will have warm meals during the holiday season.”
The following nonprofits received a $2,500 grant from Fremont Bank Foundation:
- Castro Valley Outreach (Castro Valley)
- Centerville Free Dining Room (Fremont)
- Centro de Servicios (Union City)
- Davis Street Family Resource Center (San Leandro)
- Food Bank for Monterey County
- International Orphan Relief Foundation (Brentwood)
- Loaves and Fishes (Contra Costa County)
- Martha's Kitchen (San Jose)
- Open Heart Kitchen (Livermore)
- Society of St. Vincent de Paul (Contra Costa County)
- St. Anthony Foundation (San Francisco)
- Tri-City Free Breakfast Program (Fremont)
- Tri-City Volunteers, Inc. (Fremont)
- Viola Blythe Community Service Center (Newark)
About Fremont Bank Foundation
Fremont Bank is the primary funding source for Fremont Bank Foundation, which was established in 1995 as an independent, private grant-making foundation. Sharing with the community is at the heart of Fremont Bank Foundation, which provides financial assistance to nonprofit organizations for the implementation of services and programs that enhance the quality of life for all people in the communities served by Fremont Bank.