On July 24, 2018, The Provident Bank Foundation presented a $15,000 “Commit to Care” Grant to Safe+Sound Somerset. This grant will help launch the pilot of SPEAK: Antidote to Violence, which will address many forms of abuse and violence with pre-teens and teens in Bound Brook, NJ. The goals of the program are to raise awareness and combat high rates of domestic violence in the community.

Pictured are Kristin Cantwell, Director of Development & Communications of Safe+Sound Somerset; Michele Boronkas, Executive Director of Safe+Sound Somerset; Jane Kurek, Executive Director of The Provident Bank Foundation; Karen McMullen of The Provident Bank Foundation’s Board of Directors; and Dr. Carlos Hernandez, Chairman of The Provident Bank Foundation’s Board of Directors.

About Safe+Sound Somerset

Safe+Sound Somerset empowers survivors of domestic abuse and engages the community to break the cycle of violence. For more information about programs and services, visit www.safe-sound.org. For immediate response, contact our 24-hour call or text hotline at 866.685.1122.