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Feeding Hands of Somerville Receives $1,300 Donation from Unity Bank Branch

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Pictured (L to R) volunteers Pastor Jerry McLynn and Jim Romaine, Paige Burwell of Unity Bank, volunteer Bob MacDonald, Wendy Ewen of Unity Bank, and Feeding Hands Executive Director Lois Bennett. Credits: Unity Bank
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Pictured (from left) are Food Bank staff member Christine Bacchus, Unity Bank Marketing Officer Crystal Rose and food bank volunteer Sherry Takla. Credits: Unity Bank
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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Unity Bank and its employees have donated a total of $22,100 to 17 food pantries in New Jersey and Easton, Pa.

The funds were donated by Unity Bank employees and matched by the bank as part of a special holiday community service project.

“I am extremely proud of the generosity our employees continue to show in this important community service project,” said James A. Hughes, Unity Bank president & CEO. “All of these organizations provide vital services to those in need throughout New Jersey and the Easton area. As a community bank, it is a privilege to be able to support the important work of these food banks.”

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Donations of $1,300 were presented to: Washington Community Food Pantry from Unity’s Washington Branch; FISH Hospitality Program, serving Middlesex, Union, and Somerset Counties, from Middlesex Branch; Flemington Area Food Pantry from Flemington Branch; The Food Bank Network of Somerset County in Bound Brook from North Plainfield Branch; Franklin Township Food Bank from Somerset Branch; Highland Park Community Food Pantry from Highland Park Branch; Home First Interfaith Housing & Family Services of Plainfield from Scotch Plains Branch; Linden Interfaith Network for Community Service from Linden Branch; Open Cupboard Food Pantry of Clinton from Clinton Branch; NORWESCAP Food Bank of Phillipsburg from Phillipsburg Branch; ProJect of Easton from Forks Township Branch; Readington Area Starfish from Whitehouse Branch; South Plainfield Social Services Holiday Project from South Plainfield Branch; St. James Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen in Edison from Edison Branch; Union Food Pantry from Union Branch; Helping Hands Food Pantry of Hillsdale from Emerson Branch; and Feeding Hands of Somerville from Somerville Branch.

Unity Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTY), the parent company of Unity Bank, its primary and wholly owned subsidiary, is a financial services organization headquartered in Clinton, N.J. Unity Bank provides financial services to businesses and consumers at 18 branches throughout New Jersey and the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Unity Bank provides community-oriented commercial banking services, including deposit accounts, loans, online and mobile services. For more information, please visit www.unitybank.com or call 800-618-BANK (800-618-2265).

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