WILLIAMSPORT, PA (APRIL 28, 2020) – The Lycoming County United Way announced that it was the recipient of a grant from Truist Financial Corporation (formerly BB&T Bank) in support of its response and recovery efforts related to COVID-19. The grant will allow the United Way to invest in the COVID-19 United Community Fund for Lycoming County to help those in our community most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The grant is part of the financial services company’s Truist Cares initiative, a $25 million philanthropic pledge announce in mid-March to support basic needs, medical supplies and financial hardship relief due to COVID-19.
“We are grateful for the ongoing support from our friends at Truist who have supported the efforts of United Way in our community and across the nation. This grant will allow us to help a great many people in our communities struggling to meet basic needs,” said Ron Frick, President of the Lycoming County United Way.
“We are proud to support United Way of Lycoming County,” said Alex Brame, Central Pennsylvania regional president at Truist. “This program is designed to support Lycoming County’s most vulnerable during this difficult time and aligns perfectly with our purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities.”
About Lycoming County United Way (LCUW)
Lycoming County United Way is a charitable non-profit organization that builds partnerships to solve community problems and raises funds for human service programs. We fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. Working with community partners, we mobilize the collective resources in our communities to strengthen families and change the lives of people in Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga counties. This is done by assessing the needs of each community, generating resources, investing in programs, and measuring results. For more information, visit www.lcuw.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Truist Financial Corporation is a purpose-driven financial services company committed to inspire and build better lives and communities. With 275 years of combined BB&T and SunTrust history, Truist serves approximately 10 million households with leading market share in many high-growth markets in the country. The company offers a wide range of services including retail, small business and commercial banking; asset management; capital markets; commercial real estate; corporate and institutional banking; insurance; mortgage; payments; specialized lending and wealth management. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Truist is the sixth-largest commercial bank in the U.S. Truist Bank, Member FDIC. Learn more at Truist.com.