Emergency relief funds will help meet basic needs
WATERBURY, Conn., April 15, 2020 – Webster Bank announced today a $100,000 donation to United Way COVID-19 Response Funds as part of its commitment to support its local communities. The Funds assist agencies and families which are facing financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will provide assistance for basic needs including food, shelter, health care and childcare.
These funds will support United Ways across Connecticut through a statewide COVID-19 relief fund, United Way of Greater Waterbury also in Connecticut, United Way of Rhode Island, United Way of Mass Bay and Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts, United Way of Westchester and Putnam in New York, and United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County and United Way of Sheboygan County both in Wisconsin, home to Webster’s HSA Bank division.
“Webster has been a long-time partner with United Way and we are committed to providing immediate resources to help families and individuals who are facing challenges in ways never seen before,” said Kathy Luria, senior vice president, director of Philanthropy and Community Affairs at Webster.”