HNB Makes Donates to Friendship House

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The Honesdale National Bank has recently made a $20,000 contribution to Friendship House through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Tax Credit. The funds will help offset the cost of architects and engineers for their building project in Scranton, PA.

HNB President & CEO, Thomas E. Sheridan Jr., stated, “We are glad to make this contribution to support an organization who truly cares about our community members.” He continued, “Friendship House gives many individuals, with physical or mental disabilities, a chance to maximize their well-being with proper support and care.”

The building project in Downtown Scranton is a personal care center. This facility will provide mental health, substance abuse, and primary physical health care.

Friendship House is dedicated to serving families and their children with autism, with emotional and/or behavioral difficulties, and/or who are traumatized by loss, abuse, or neglect. Friendship House is also dedicated to serving adults with mental illness and/or developmental/intellectual disabilities. Their dedication manifests itself by providing individualized services which promote resiliency in children and recovery in adults, and maximize physical, emotional, behavioral, and social well-being of those they serve.

The Honesdale National Bank, established in 1836, holds the distinction of being the area’s oldest independent community bank headquartered in Northeastern PA, with offices in Wayne, Pike, Susquehanna, Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties.  The Honesdale National Bank offers personal banking, business banking and wealth solutions. HNB is a Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender with NMLS ID # 446237.

Photo Caption (from left to right): Ray Ceccotti, SVP, Business and Relationship Development Manager at HNB & Alex J. Hazzouri, President/Chief Executive Officer of Friendship House.