At a luncheon held in New Haven, representatives from Amity Teen Center accepted a $5,000 grant from the Liberty Bank Foundation to support an After-School Tutoring and Enrichment Program for area teenagers.
The Amity Teen Center is a 501©3 nonprofit that was formed in 1987. The Teen Center, located at 10 Selden Street in Woodbridge, provides a community anchor for teens where they can socialize and participate in recreational and educational activities. The Teen Center also offers after-school programs that stimulate creativity, enhance self-esteem and develop social and educational skills.
Since its inception in 1997, the Liberty Bank Foundation has awarded over $9 million in grants to nonprofit organizations within Liberty Bank’s market area. The Liberty Bank, itself, was established in 1825. Liberty Bank is Connecticut’s oldest mutual bank.
Pictured are Mike Helfgott, Liberty Bank Foundation, Jane Opper, President of the Amity Teen Center, Linda Cohen, Teen Center Treasurer, Chandler Howard, President & CEO, Liberty Bank and Jennifer Romanoff, Staff Director, Amity Teen Center