Customers Bank Food Drive to aid Greater Berks Food Bank
Wyomissing, PA – Customers Bank has announced a Holiday Food Drive to help give needy local families a chance to enjoy a happier holiday.
The Food Drive began in November and ends Friday, January 3rd for the benefit of the Greater Berks Food Bank.
Customers Bank branches located in Berks County will serve as collection points for nonperishable food items such as canned goods, bottled juices, cereals, peanut butter, packaged snack items, coffee, tea, dry pasta, rice or grains, and other appropriate items.
In addition, the bank branches will accept items for infants, such as baby shampoo, lotion, diapers and wipes. Personal hygiene items, including shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes and bath soap are also welcome.
“Many people are still struggling to make ends meet,” explained Richard Ehst, President and Chief Operating Officer of Customers Bank. “As part of our commitment to the community we serve, we at Customers Bank want to try to make this holiday season a little brighter for families in need.”
Berks County residents interested in donating items can bring them to Customers Bank branches located at:
Berkshire Mall West
1101 Woodland Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610
1 Hearthstone Court
Reading, PA 19606
350 East Bellevue Avenue
Reading, PA 19605
1001 Penn Avenue
Wyomissing, PA 19610
All items donated at the branch locations as well as at Customers Bank office facilities will be given to the Greater Berks Food Bank for distribution to local families.
In addition, Customers Bank will sponsor a “Jeans Day” on Friday, January 3, 2014, to help support the Greater Berks Food Bank. On Customers Bank Jeans Days, employees are encouraged to wear jeans (and sometimes their favorite sports team jerseys) in return for a minimum $2.00 donation to a designated charity for the day. Additional donations are also welcomed.
About Customers Bank
Customers Bank is a community-based, full-service bank headquartered in Phoenixville, Pa., with assets of approximately $3.9 billion. A member of the Federal Reserve System with deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”), Customers Bank is an equal housing lender that provides a full range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, individuals and families through offices in Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Committed to fostering customer loyalty, Customers Bank uses a High Tech/High Touch strategy that includes use of industry-leading technology to provide customers better access to their money, as well as a continually expanding portfolio of loans to small businesses, multi-family projects, mortgage companies and consumers. Customers Bank is a subsidiary of Customers Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company based in Wyomissing, Pa. For more information, visit www.customersbank.com. Follow us at www.twitter.com/@CustomersBank