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WILMINGTON, Delaware, May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The WSFS CARES Foundation, the charitable arm of WSFS Bank (WSFS), announced that it has awarded a five-year grant totaling $75,000 at the Homeland Center in Harrisburg, Pa., to support the organization’s Academy of Certified Practical Nurses (CNA) program.
Originally established as “Home for the Friendless” in 1867 to assist homeless widows and orphans in Harrisburg, Homeland Center has evolved over the years to form a non-profit, licensed retirement community offering exceptional personal and skilled nursing care. , Home Health, Home Care and Palliative Care Services. The CNA Academy program has begun to meet in recent years and is now in the process of applying for the requirements required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
“As we were determining how Homeland Center can continue to provide the highest level of quality care to our residents, patients and clients, we moved towards the creation of the CNA Academy program” , said Barry Ramper II, NHA, president. and CEO, Homeland Center and Homeland at Home. “We thank the WSFS CARES Foundation for its support, which will enable the program to provide opportunities for people in central Pennsylvania interested in elder care, home care and hospice care to be educated, trained and empowered. earn the certifications required to build successful careers. ”
“Education and leadership development are key pillars of the WSFS CARES Foundation, and we are proud to support innovative, community-driven workforce development opportunities, such as the CNA Academy program” , said Patrick J. Ward, executive vice president, president of the Pennsylvania market at WSFS Bank. “Like the Homeland Center, WSFS has a long history of supporting the community for nearly 200 years. We look forward to the transformational impact the grant will make in training certified practical nurses to provide the highest quality care. high quality to seniors in the region.
The WSFS CARES Foundation will also serve as the reception sponsor for the 155e Anniversary celebration May 15 at the Hilton Harrisburg, which will toast 155 years of compassionate care and salute Director of Homeland Development, Betty Hungerford, for her remarkable two decades of service. Proceeds from the event will benefit Homeland’s Compassionate Care Programs, which provide financial assistance to those in need of care.
About Homeland Center and Homeland at Home
Homeland Center and Homeland at Home is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing skilled nursing, personal care, palliative care, home care, and home care services to residents of the center of Pennsylvania. Beginning in 1867, providing services to Civil War widows and orphans, Homeland Center, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), located at 1901 North Fifth Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, currently provides services to qualified nurses and personal care to residents of central Pennsylvania, and beyond. Homeland at Home provides hospice, home health, and home care services to home and facility patients and clients in a fourteen-county region of central Pennsylvania. Providing the highest level of individualized quality care and quality of life to residents, patients and clients, for whom their lives have been entrusted, is the current and long-standing outcome of the services provided.
About the WSFS CARES Foundation
The WSFS CARES Foundation brings the WSFS mission of We Stand for Service® to life in the communities we serve. The mission of the WSFS CARES Foundation is to support qualified nonprofit service organizations within our regional footprint that are invested in bettering communities, fostering a spirit of inclusion and diversity, and whose l The goal aligns with the transformational vision of the WSFS CARES Foundation. For more information, please visit https://www.wsfsbank.com/about-us/community/wsfs-foundation.
About WSFS Financial Company
WSFS Financial Corporation is a multi-billion dollar financial services company. Its principal subsidiary, WSFS Bank, is the oldest and largest bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware and the Greater Philadelphia area. As of March 31, 2022, WSFS Financial Corporation had $21.0 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $58.1 billion in assets under management and administration. WSFS operates from 122 offices, 94 of which are banking offices, located in Pennsylvania (63), Delaware (39), New Jersey (18), Virginia (1) and Nevada (1) and provides comprehensive financial services, including including commercial banking, retail banking, cash management, and trust and wealth management. Other subsidiaries or divisions include Arrow Land Transfer, Cash Connect®Cypress Capital Management, LLC, NewLane Finance®powder mill® Financial Solutions, West Capital Management®WSFS Institutional Services®WSFS Mortgage®WSFS Wealth® Investments and the Bryn Mawr Trust Company of Delaware. Serving the Greater Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS Bank is one of the ten oldest banks in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, please visit www.wsfsbank.com.
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