Philadelphia, Pa. – Customers Bank pledged to match the first $10,000 raised to support the Greater Reading Young Professionals (GRYP) at the organization’s annual President’s Social at the Berkshire Country Club on February 16, 2017, an event sponsored by Customers Bank.
Customers Bank announced to the local business leaders and young professionals in attendance that the bank will match the first $10,000 raised to support the GRYP Community Engagement Fund of Berks County Community Foundation.
“At Customers Bank, we’re committed to building thriving communities,” said Tim Romig, executive vice president at Customers Bank. “We’re proud to sponsor GRYP’s President’s Social for the fourth year and to establish this new matching program to support the work that they do to engage and attract young professionals.”
The Community Engagement Fund was designated to foster community engagement in the Greater Reading area, and has previously supported organizations such as Berks County Community Television and the Mountain Biking Association.
“At GRYP, we’re dedicated to being an asset to the Greater Reading area and the young professionals who will shape its future,” said Thad Gelsinger, president of GRYP and attorney at Leisawitz Heller. “Corporate partners like Customers Bank help us to expand the work that we do to make our community a better place to live, work and play.”
GRYP is a 501(c)(6) organization devoted to providing a forum to attract, engage and retain young professionals in the Greater Reading region. GRYP is comprised of young professionals between the ages of 21 and 45 in the Greater Reading area representing a variety of occupations and employers.