Valley National Bank Sponsors La Casa de Don Pedro’s 11th Annual Festival de la Familia in Newark, New Jersey

Festival de la FamiliaWAYNE, N.J. – Thursday, August 30, 2018 - Held on August 25th in the heart of Newark’s Lower Broadway Community, La Casa de Don Pedro’s 11th annual Festival de la Familia celebrated Newark’s vibrant diversity and the strength of this historic community. Valley sponsored this free, family-friendly cultural and musical street fair that paid tribute to Newark’s rich Hispanic heritage, diversity and, unity with a special back to school theme. 

Valley associates volunteered on the event planning committee, donated boxes of school supplies and helped stuff over 500 backpacks distributed to Newark children as part of La Casa’s “Project Backpack” campaign. Retail Bank associates attended the event and shared information with families on Valley’s affordable products and services including Valley’s Kids First Savings Club Account and VNB® Community Checking.

About Valley

Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with approximately $30 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates over 230 branch locations in northern and central New Jersey, the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, Florida and Alabama. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest in product innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable staff with a high priority on friendly customer service. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit www.valleynationalbank.com or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.

About La Casa de Don Pedro
La Casa de Don Pedro has an expansive service delivery model designed to meet the ever-changing social services needs embedded across the life cycle of the children, individual, and families in Newark’s under-served communities. La Casa de Don Pedro provides expanded, multidimensional services in the following areas: early childhood development, youth educational, cultural and recreational programs, youth & family counseling, health initiatives, HIV/AIDS prevention & services, WorkForce development & job placement, affordable housing development and counseling, community development and organizing, Lead Safe Home Remediation, and home energy assistance, and home energy conservation. Each year La Casa de Don Pedro serves more than 50,000 people largely in Greater Newark and Essex County.