Valley Adds Financial Fitness to Family Connections’ Virtual Workshops

News | 9/11/2020

Wayne, N.J. - The CSR-CRA and Retail Banking teams collaborated with Family Connections to design and deliver a virtual Financial Literacy program for their HomeSafe program participants in August. This program works with children and young families in Essex, Passaic, Union, Bergen and Hudson counties to find housing and provide supportive services. Nine Valley volunteers provided over a dozen hours of service offering information on Budgeting and Saving, Identity Theft & Avoiding Scams, Credit Building on the Pathway to Home Ownership and Personal Insurance needs to help these families build independence.


I found this helpful and signed up to get my credit [score] already!” -Attendee


About Family Connections
Family Connections is a leading New Jersey non-profit that supports children, adults, and families facing many of life’s toughest challenges. Centering their services on the needs of the communities they serve, delivering dozens of programs, including counseling, prevention and training, family bonding, family reunification, social-emotional skills-building – all rooted in cutting-edge research, they make hope possible. Many of their services are available throughout most of Northern New Jersey.


About Valley
As the principal subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp, Valley National Bank is a regional bank with approximately $37.5 billion in assets. Valley is committed to giving people and businesses the power to succeed. Valley operates many convenient branch locations across New Jersey, New York, Florida and Alabama, and is committed to providing exceptional service, the latest innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable team dedicated to meeting customer needs. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley’s corporate citizenship philosophy. To learn more about Valley, go to or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100