Hyperion Bank Partners with Local Non-profit,
Norris Square Neighborhood Project
Hyperion Bank is pleased to announce their 2012 Community Builder Sponsorship of the Norris Square Neighborhood Project (NSNP), a community and youth-driven arts and gardening organization providing the Kensington community with programs that are focused through a lens of Latino culture.
The Community Builder Sponsorship is part of Hyperion Bank's ongoing commitment to be an integral part of the fabric of the North Philadelphia community by working closely with several local non-profit organizations who continue to improve the city's neighborhoods.
"Hyperion Bank is an incredible partner for the Norris Square Neighborhood Project. The Bank has demonstrated its values in the community by being both an accessible bank and a strong community partner. As we embark on our new Community Builder partnership during 2012, I look forward to working alongside Hyperion Bank as we increase our community impact together", Reed Davaz McGowan, Executive Director, NSNP.
In addition to their sponsorship, Hyperion Bank employees participated in a volunteer work-day in NSNP's famous cultural gardens on May 4, 2012. Hyperion Bank will also offer financial literacy workshops to NSNP families and youth throughout the year. "We are delighted to support the fine work of the Norris Square Neighborhood Project. Our employees enjoyed getting down and dirty in the garden as we all work to help 'grow' connections to our neighborhood", stated Joe Matisoff, the Bank's president.
Hyperion Bank's support this year is vital to the success of NSNP's service expansion in 2012, especially focusing on the development of NSNP's Urban Garden Program. As a part of this organizational growth, NSNP will be hosting events and workshops in their garden spaces throughout the season, including De la Siembra a la Cosecha/From Seed to Harvest, a week-long garden opening celebration taking place from May 12-18, 2012. More information about NSNP's programs and events can be found at www.myneighborhoodproject.org.