Howard Bank Donates More Than $100,000 to Key Organizations in Greater Baltimore as Part of its COVID-19 Relief Effort
BALTIMORE, MD, April 8, 2020 – Howard Bank, a community-focused commercial bank serving businesses, professionals and individuals in the Greater Baltimore area, announced today that it is committing more than $100,000 to organizations in Greater Baltimore as part of its COVID-19 Relief efforts.
The organization that will receive the grants are:
- Innovation Works, $50,000
- Maryland Food Bank, $25,000
- Johns Hopkins Hospital, $7,500
- Enoch Pratt Free Library, $6,000
- Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, $5,700
- Anne Arundel Medical Center, $2,500
- University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake, $2,500
The bank will also donate $5,000 to purchase face shields that will be distributed to help hospital staff treating patients with COVID-19.
“We are a commercial bank totally invested in our local communities,” said Mary Ann Scully, Chairman and CEO of Howard Bank. “Given the crisis, we wanted to provide additional support to non-profit organizations that are critical to the fabric of the communities we serve. These organizations are treating the sick, feeding the hungry, educating our students and supporting entrepreneurs who will need help until this economy rebounds.”
Rob Kunisch, President of Howard Bank, said “In spite of the pandemic our employees continue to serve our customers, but as the largest independently owned bank in Baltimore city, we must support our local communities. This is our home and we are here to assist organizations that are crucial to the wellbeing of Greater Baltimore.”