COVER thanks People’s United Community Foundation
PEOPLE’S UNITED COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS $5,000 TO COVER
The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United
Bank, announced today that it has once again awarded $5,000 to Cover Home
The funding from People’s United Community
Foundation will support Cover Home
Repair’s ongoing work with low income, elderly and disabled homeowners in
Vermont and NH upper valley.
Home repair strives to make homes accessible, dry, warm and safe,” stated
Michael Seaver, Officer of People’s United Community Foundation,
and President Vice – Vermont, People’s United Bank. “We are pleased to support their initiatives
as they repair or retrofit 60 homes and weatherize 80 additional homes.”
“COVER Home Repair is delighted to continue to partner
with the People’s United Community Foundation to serve low-income homeowners. The funds will directly support COVER staff
and volunteers in their work repairing roofs, building accessibility ramps,
weatherizing leaky homes, and helping seniors live independently,” said Bill
Neukomm, Executive Director, Cover
Home Repair, Inc.
Established in 2007, People’s United Community Foundation was formed to help support programs and activities that enhance the quality of life for citizens in the communities that People’s United Bank serves. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842 and serving customers from New York to Maine through a network of more than 400 branches, is the largest independent bank headquartered in New England. The Foundation places special emphasis on programs designed to promote economic self-sufficiency, education and improved conditions for low-income families and neighborhoods. The funding priorities of the Foundation include community development, youth development, and affordable housing.