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Ascendia Bank Makes Donations to Five Worthwhile Northern New Jersey Organizations

Hawthorne, NJ – Ascendia Bank, a 100-year-old financial institution formerly known as Glen Rock Savings Bank, has made charitable donations to a variety of organizations in the northern New Jersey communities it serves. The bank’s latest philanthropic efforts include donations to:

  • Ridgewood YMCA in Ridgewood ($2,500)
  • The Good Shepherd Mission, a drug and alcohol abuse rehabilitation center, in Paterson ($5,000)
  • Passaic County Habitat for Humanity in Paterson ($5,000)
  • The Apostles’ House, a shelter and social services organization in Newark ($5,000)
  • CUMAC, which is dedicated to hunger and its root causes, in Paterson ($5,000)

“We are delighted and grateful to be able to support deserving organizations throughout the communities we serve,” said Ferdinand R. (Fred) Viaud, President & CEO of Ascendia Bank. “Each of these organizations make positive, tangible impacts that uplift people throughout the northern New Jersey area, and we are proud to stand with them in their altruistic efforts.”


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About Ascendia Bank

With four convenient, full-service branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne, and West Orange (two locations), Ascendia Bank serves the personal and commercial banking needs of customers throughout the northern New Jersey area. The bank’s suite of products and services includes personal banking, mobile banking, mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, as well as commercial mortgages for multi-family/mixed-use properties. For more information, visit Member FDIC. Equal Opportunity Lender.