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Women's Business Council Aims to Raise $1M+ for Expanded Grant Program

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09/01/2020

STAMFORD, CT -- The Women’s Business Development Council was planning before the coronavirus crisis to expand a microgrant program to support women-owned small businesses throughout Connecticut. The Women's Business Council wants to provide at least 100 grants of up to $10,000. Webster Bank is contributing $100,000 to the initiative.

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Webster Bank Donates $25,000 Disaster Relief Grant to American Red Cross

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08/12/2020

WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank today announced it is donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross to support disaster recovery efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias. This donation will assist American Red Cross chapters throughout Webster’s footprint as they assist families and communities with recovery efforts. This donation will also provide necessary funds as the hurricane season continues.

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West Hartford residents Donelson, Hutensky elected to Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

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06/03/2020

HARTFORD — During its April board meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy elected Elaine V. Mintz, vice president of operations, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, as its new board chair to succeed outgoing chair Kathryn Luria, senior vice president of community affairs and director of philanthropy, Webster Bank. Joining CCP’s executive board leadership is Vice Chair Tiffany Donelson, vice president of programs, Connecticut Health Foundation, a West Hartford resident. Also from West Hartford is Jill Hutensky, senior vice president, Hartford market manager, Bank of America, who is one of six newly elected CCP Board members.

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Webster Donates $100,000 to United Ways to Aid COVID-19 Response Funds

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04/15/2020

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.

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United Way COVID-19 Response Fund helping those with financial ills

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04/03/2020

MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund is beginning to disburse payments to those who are suffering the financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund has raised approximately $450,000 for the first round of distributions to help Connecticut residents who have lost their jobs, lost hours at work, or may be facing other financial hardships as a result of the pandemic.

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Webster Bank Expands Support of RiMaConn Relay with Donation to East Coast Greenway

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09/04/2019

WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank, Presenting Sponsor of the Hartford Marathon Foundation's inaugural RiMaConn relay race, has announced it will donate $5,000 to the East Coast Greenway Alliance's efforts to protect and enhance trails in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The contribution will enhance trails in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut and improve access at trail heads.

Connecticut Service Providers Connect 397 Young People to Housing in 100 Days

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09/04/2019

HARTFORD, CT --  A group of service providers from across Connecticut announced Thursday that they have housed 397 youth and young adults in 100 days. The 100-Day Challenge was supported by funding from HUD, with an outpouring of philanthropic support from more than 20 funders across Connecticut.

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Webster Bank Named Presenting Sponsor of Hartford Marathon Foundation's Inaugural RiMaConn Relay

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08/12/2019

GLASTONBURY, CT -- The Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) is proud to announce Webster Bank as the Presenting Sponsor of the RiMaConn Relay, its first-ever team relay on the East Coast Greenway. The sold-out event will engage over 700 participants in a day-long race spanning 21 communities in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

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100 Day Challenge Works to End Youth Homelessness in Bristol Region

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06/16/2019

BRISTOL - The City of Bristol will be participating the 100 Day Challenge, sponsored by the Central Coordinated Access Network. The 100 Day Challenge is backed by the Partnership for Strong Communities, a statewide nonprofit policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ending homelessness, expanding affordable housing, and building strong communities in Connecticut. Led by the Melville Charitable Trust, philanthropic support for the 100 Day Challenges is coming from funders across Connecticut, including: American Savings Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Connecticut Community Foundation, Dalio Philanthropies, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Farmington Bank Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Ion Bank Foundation, Liberty Bank Foundation, Main Street Community Foundation, Manchester Interfaith Social Action Committee, Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, United Way of Greater New Haven, United Way Greater Waterbury, United Way Northwest Connecticut, United Way of West Central Connecticut, and Webster Bank.

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