Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation Receives Donation from Premier Bank
Youngstown, OH (April 7, 2021) – Premier Bank recently donated a check for $25,000 to Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation. The funds will be used for the Community Financial Empowerment Initiative— a program which includes YNDC’s housing counseling and serves as the foundation for the YNDC’s comprehensive community development model aimed at increasing economic opportunity and quality of life for traditionally underserved city residents, including increased financial stability, quality affordable housing and asset building.
“As a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency, we provide one-on-one counseling to assist low-to-moderate income households identify and overcome barriers to obtaining and sustaining quality affordable housing,” explained Ian Beniston, Executive Director, YNDC. “We provide these services at no cost to the clients in order to reach more LMI households, which can only be sustained with the generous support of our partners like Premier Bank.”
“We are proud to support Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation as they work to change lives and transform neighborhoods in the City of Youngstown.” said Trish Gelsomino, Home Savings.
About Premier Bank
Premier Bank, headquartered in Youngstown Ohio, operates 75 branches and 12 loan offices in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia (West Virginia office operates as Home Savings Bank) and serves clients through a team of wealth professionals dedicated to each community banking branch. The holding company for Premier Bank and First Insurance Group is Premier Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: PFC), headquartered in Defiance, Ohio. First Insurance Group is a full-service insurance agency with ten offices in Ohio.