Univest Supports the Boys and Girls Club of Allentown

Univest recently announced the recipients of its EITC contributions in Lehigh County for the 2017-2018 academic year. Pictured are: Matt Lewis, education media specialist, PBS39; Julie Zumas, assistant director of donor relations, PBS39; Michael DeAntonio, executive director, Buxmont Academy; Doreen Carl, development manager, Lehigh Valley Zoo; Susan Williams, executive director, Allentown School District Foundation; Robin Flemming, director of the annual fund, Moravian Academy; Deborah Fries-Jackson, chief executive officer, Boys & Girls Club of Allentown; Erin Coffey, development associate, The Hillside School; Lindsey Seltzer, marketing director, The Hillside School; Joe Goll, board president, Parkland Education Foundation; Nicole McGalla, director of community relations and development, Parkland School District; Lisa Ervin, executive director, Parkland School District; Phil Jackson, market president, Univest Bank and Trust Co.; Annette Szygiel, executive vice president and chief experience officer, Univest Corporation. Not pictured is: Circle of Seasons Foundation.

Univest Corporation recently awarded $75,000 to nine organizations in Lehigh County that qualify for the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. The donations will be used to support educational improvement programs and scholarships for kindergarten through 12th grades. This includes the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown Make Your M.A.R.K.™ Program.

Supporting the local communities it serves is at the heart of Univest’s corporate culture. It’s Committed to Local philanthropic program includes corporate financial support, employee volunteerism and employee leadership through board and committee service. In 2017, Univest donated more than $1.8 million to 544 charitable organizations across its service area and 57% of those donations went directly to support youth and education. Additionally, Univest employees educated 4,578 students and community members through a variety of financial literacy programs and partnerships and volunteered 19,152 hours serving local nonprofits. Thank you Univest!

About Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania
Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (UVSP), including its wholly-owned subsidiary Univest Bank and Trust Co., has approximately $4.6 billion in assets and $3.5 billion in assets under management and supervision through its Wealth Management lines of business as of December 31, 2017. Headquartered in Souderton, Pa. and founded in 1876, the Corporation and its subsidiaries provide a full range of financial solutions for individuals, businesses, municipalities and nonprofit organizations in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Univest delivers these services through a network of more than 50 offices in southeastern Pennsylvania extending to the Lehigh Valley and Lancaster, as well as in New Jersey and Maryland and online at www.univest.net.

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