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FNCB Bank Empowers Programming at Keystone Mission’s New Center

FNCB Bank Empowers Programming at Keystone Mission’s New Center

Member Press Release Press Release Human Interest General News Article

Jillian Mirro Content Specialist

Jillian.Mirro@KeystoneMission.org

(570) 871–4795 ext. 413

January 24th, 2024

PRESS RELEASE — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (2024-2)

FNCB Bank Empowers Programming at Keystone Mission’s New Center

Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Wilkes-Barre Innovation Center for Homeless & Poverty received a

$5,000 grant check from the FNCB Bank, through the FNCB Bank Charitable Foundation. This donation is part of their larger Community Caring initiative.

"We are proud to contribute to the essential work being done at the Wilkes-Barre Innovation Center,” said Michael Cummings, Senior Vice President, Marketing Manager, FNCB Bank. “Our commitment to the community extends beyond banking, and we believe in supporting initiatives that make a tangible difference in the lives of those facing homelessness to make a positive change to our community."

Through community partnerships, Keystone is filling the immediate and long-term needs of those facing homelessness in the Wilkes-Barre area. The facility provides meals, showers, emergency provisions, and daily programming and doubles as the Emergency Shelter - Code Blue during winter.

“Since the opening of our Wilkes-Barre Innovation Center in October 2023, we have seen a steady increase in the number of guests who come through our doors daily,” says Danielle O. Keith-Alexandre, CEO & Executive Director of Keystone Mission. “Moreover, the funding from FNCB Bank will enable us to provide help to those individuals who are in dire need of our services.

Keystone Mission is thankful for community partners like FNCB Bank for supporting the mission to bring help and hope to the homeless, hungry, and hurting in Northeast PA.


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Photo provided by FNCB Bank: Picture (left to right): Jeff Mokychic, FNCB Bank Vice President, Treasury Manager; Joyce Groza, FNCB Bank Vice President, Accounting Manager; Stephanie Westington, CPA, FNCB Bank Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer; Danielle O. Keith-Alexandre, MSHS, Keystone Mission CEO & Executive Director; Jillian Mirro, Keystone Mission Content Specialist; Theresa Verdon, FNCB Bank Executive Assistant; and Nicole Capwell, FNCB Bank Wire Transfer Specialist.

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