The Spirit of Giving
Reverend Jessica Lambert, president of The Sharing Place food pantry and pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, was pleased to accept a $650 donation from The Provident Bank President and CEO Chris Martin, just in time for Thanksgiving. In place of their annual food drive, Provident employees opted this year to make financial contributions to the food pantry, so that needy families would have the pleasure of choosing their own holiday favorites. Bank employees purchased Provident VISA gift cards for the food pantry to hand out to those in need, enabling pantry patrons to follow their individual family traditions. Continue reading PROVIDENT EMPLOYEES DONATE TO LARGEST FOOD PANTRY IN HUDSON COUNTY
Over $1M in Mortgage Loans Secured for Jersey City Residents
Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy, along with the New Jersey Housing & Mortgage Finance Agency Executive Director Marge Della Vecchia announce that the City’s participation in the state’s Live Where You Work program has resulted in over $1,000,000 in mortgage loans secured for those wishing to own homes in Jersey City.
New Jersey’s Live Where You Work program is a special home mortgage incentive program that provides a low-interest 30 or 40-year fixed-rate first mortgage for people who will live and work in Jersey City. The program also provides Smart Start down payment assistance in an amount equal to 5 percent of the first mortgage loan for qualified purchasers. Continue reading Mayor Healy & State Officials Announce Success of ‘Live Where You Work’ Program in Jersey City