FirstBank marks ‘Int’l Day of Philanthropy’ locally

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Representatives from the nonprofits honored by FirstBank gather to mark the occasion.

Representatives from the nonprofits honored by FirstBank gather to mark the occasion.

FirstBank recently recognized six nonprofit organizations for their commitment and services to communities, individuals and disadvantaged groups, during the celebration of the International Day of Philanthropy, presenting them with the “Uno con Puerto Rico” award.

The honorees were: FUNDESCO, CREARTE, Hogar de Envejecientes Irma Fe pol Méndez, Centro Mujer y Nueva Familia Inc., Comerciantes Unidos para el Desarrollo Comunitario de Camuy, Inc. y SER de Puerto Rico.

“This is the second consecutive year, when we deliver the ‘Uno con Puerto Rico’ award to organizations working on behalf of the welfare of our communities. Their work is commendable, because they contribute to the Island’s socio-economic development,” said Carmen Pagán, senior vice president, compliance department at FirstBank.

During the event held at FirstBank’s Service Center in Río Piedras, representatives and guests of the nonprofit organizations shared their achievements and future goals.

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