Baltimore, MD July 2019 $10,000 granted to the Baltimore Zoo for their Teen Volunteer Program. This grant will be used to waive registration fees for Baltimore City teens from low-income households. This program is a competitive and rigorous summer service learning program for teenagers ages 14-17. Teens come to the Zoo four full days per…Read More about Baltimore Zoo
Milford, CT August 2017 $7,000 granted to The Milford Food 2 Kids program in Milford, CT. This funding will support 20 student meals for the school year, which is from September 2017 – June 2018. (That is 5,000 pounds of food!) Milford Food 2 Kids was launched in February 2016 to help bridge the food…Read More about Milford Food 2 Kids
Mineola, NY July 2017 $5,000 granted to Cancer Center For Kids at NYU Winthrop for the Music Therapy Program. The Music Therapy Program is offered free to pediatric patients and their families to help them deal with feelings, fears, and questions, it can help children develop and grow while they continue to battle a terrible…Read More about Cancer Center For Kids at NYU Winthrop Hospital
Bridgeport, CT May 2017 $5,000 granted to Lifebridge Community Services Inc. (Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition) merged with LIFEBRIDGE which is located in Bridgeport, CT. This nonprofit organization has a long history of helping to improve the lives of children and families through research, education, advocacy, and mobilization. Bridgeport is a challenged city; Bridgeport’s 34,555 children…Read More about Lifebridge Community Services Inc.
Newark, NJ May 2017 $7,500 granted to Rafael Hernandez Elementary School in Newark, New Jersey. They have 769 students with a large bilingual and special needs population. Raphael Hernandez School is collaborating with Halls that Inspire, a nonprofit organization that paints murals with the children on the halls in their school. Inspirational messages and paintings…Read More about Rafael Hernandez Elementary School
How to Save More Money In honor of Financial Literacy Month, take time to learn how to improve your finances by saving more money! Good financial habits often start with saving. Being able to save money not only helps when times get tough, but it eases financial stress and will help eliminate debt. Start Your Savings…Read More about Pay Yourself First: How to Save More Money
Tips for a Healthier Heart 2.5 billion times. That’s how many times the heart will beat in an average lifetime.* This vital organ works as the main engine in the body. Without proper care, you are at risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, high cholesterol and even death. There is no better month…Read More about Love Your Heart More – Tips for a Healthier Heart
10 Financial Resolutions for the New Year Each New Year’s the clock strikes midnight and we all vow to stick to our New Year’s resolution. How many of us actually do? The truth is, only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s resolution.* Resolutions are easiest to stick to when they are realistic. Resolutions are…Read More about New Year…New (Financial) Me!
When you think of a hero who do you think of? Spiderman? Superman? A parent? A friend? Not all heroes wear capes. Heroes aren’t necessarily those saving the city or rescuing someone from a burning building. Heroes are the everyday people among us who have made our lives better. At PFP | The Family Security…Read More about Be a Hero
Think about big changes and purchases in your life. When you move to a new home, you update your home or renters insurance. When you purchase a new car, you update your car insurance. When you start a new job, you update your tax information. The same concept should be applied when you review your life…Read More about Have You Reviewed Your Life Insurance Coverage Lately?