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Provident Bank Holds Turkey Drive to Benefit Local Families

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November 22, 2017

Provident Bank Holds Turkey Drive to Benefit Local Families

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Pictured (L to R): Julie Von Funk, Credit Analyst; Patrick Fields, Credit Analyst; Andrea Reid, Events & Community Relations Administrator; all of Provident Bank.

Provident Bank recently held a turkey collection drive at its Madison Farms branch in Bethlehem, PA.  Bank employees collected more than 75 frozen turkeys for New Bethany Ministries, who will distribute them along with other frozen turkeys to over 400 families in the Lehigh Valley.  The collection efforts were made possible in part to Mesko Spotting Service, Inc. of Allentown, PA., who donated the use of a refrigerated truck.

About Provident Bank

Provident Bank, www.provident.bank, a community-oriented bank offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $9.50 billion as of September 30, 2017.  With $6.59 billion in deposits, Provident Bank provides a comprehensive suite of financial products and services through its network of branches throughout northern and central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company.

About New Bethany Ministries

New Bethany Ministries is an interfaith, non-profit organization with its main location in Southside Bethlehem. With 13 full-time and 5 part-time staff members, New Bethany Ministries mobilizes community partnerships, relies heavily on volunteers, and practices sound fiscal stewardship to impact almost 7,000 people annually. The organization is home to many in need throughout the Lehigh Valley, and their additional sites in Bethlehem, Allentown, and Coplay allow the organization to magnify its Valley-wide impact. Their basic services provide food support, hygiene support, wellness programming, transitional housing, permanent affordable housing, and financial case management to individuals and families who are working toward self-sufficiency.

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