Emergency relief funds will help meet basic needs
WATERBURY, CT -- 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.”
Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association and its HSA Bank division. With $30.4 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust, and investment services through 157 banking centers and 309 ATMs. Webster also provides mobile and online banking. Webster Bank owns the asset-based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Corporation; and HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, which provides health savings account trustee and administrative services. Webster Bank is a member of the FDIC and an equal housing lender.
Elaine K. Ficarra