Hard at Work in New Jersey
Bank of America began serving New Jersey more than 70 years ago. Summit Bank was founded in 1937, and United Jersey Bank followed in 1960. Fleet National Bank acquired both banks and joined the Bank of America family in 2004. Today, Bank of America is one of the nation’s largest financial institutions and provides services to half of all American households.
Aug 14, 2012
In 1975, Kathleen DiChiara set out to make a difference in the lives of the hungry in her New Jersey neighborhood. A self-proclaimed problem solver, Kathleen started distributing food to the hungry out of the trunk of her station wagon… learn More about From the Trunk of a Car, an Inspiration to Feed Millions
Aug 24, 2012
Ahmed Hassan had a dream to escape minimum wage and start a business that would fulfill a vital need in his community. Together with his father and brother, he conceived Virgo Medical – a reliable, safe ambulance services for the densely populated area surrounding East Orange, New Jersey… learn More about Determination Spells Success for a Burgeoning Business
Jul 06, 2012
In Elizabeth, New Jersey, local teens face the negative externalities of any inner-city community – drugs, violence, teen pregnancy, and lack of positive role models and career opportunities. Yet, in the midst of these challenges, Trinitas Regional Medical Center (Trinitas) is bringing hope to these teens and inspiring the next generation of medical professionals… learn More about Inspiring the Next Generation of Medical Professionals in New Jersey
*Over $4.9 million in nonprofit support for New Jersey in 2012.