The Bank of the Republic commits over several years as a donor in favor of Jewish family service

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Pictured: Leslie DiLuigi, (cnter) senior vice president and director of retail at Republic Bank, presents a check for $ 3,000 to Andrea Steinberg, executive director of the Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (at left) and Paola Ortiz-Morillo, Case Manager of the Atlantic and Cape May Jewish Family Service Access Center. Republic Bank funds will benefit JFS programs including counseling, supportive housing and professional assistance, which will help clients better understand and achieve fiscal responsibility and stability. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)

Republic Bank continues to vigorously support the Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) by committing $ 3,000 per year as a Donor Builder to the agency.

The funds will benefit programs including counseling, supportive housing and professional assistance, which will enable clients to better understand and achieve financial responsibility and stability.

“We are delighted to partner with Republic Bank again and appreciate their generous funding which provides resources for many programs needed by clients,” said Andrea Steinberg, CEO of JFS. “The past 14 months have been difficult – financially, emotionally and mentally – for many individuals and families in our region. At JFS, we continue to strive to provide residents and clients with some relief through the agency’s pantry, counseling and other programs.

As of March 2020, JFS staff have distributed over 50,000 pounds of food to over 7,300 people, administered over 6,000 telehealth counseling sessions, and provided 120 Village by the Shore virtual programs as well as housing assistance. with support services, professional services and more.

“At Republic Bank, we are committed to the communities we serve and aim to support the local organizations that matter most to our customers,” said Vernon W. Hill II, President and CEO of Republic Bank. “Jewish family service has been a lifeline for so many during the pandemic, and we are proud to give back to the organization so that it can continue to provide essential resources to our neighbors in need. “

Republic Bank continues to expand its presence in Philadelphia, southern New Jersey and New York as part of its “The Power of Red is Back” growth plan. Republic Bank’s 31 stores are open seven days a week, 361 days a year, with extended hours of operation in the lobby and drive-thru, providing customers with unparalleled convenience and flexibility. The bank also offers absolutely free checks, ATM / debit cards and credit cards issued on site and access to over 55,000 ATMs at no additional cost worldwide through the Allpoint network.

For more information on JFS programs, services, or agency donor opportunities, visit

About Jewish Family Service

The Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) encourages strong families, prosperous children, healthy adults, energetic seniors, and vital communities.

With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, professional services, adult and senior services and also hosts an on-site pantry. .

The agency impacts 8,000 lives in Atlantic and Cape May counties each year.

JFS’s mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and improve their quality of life.

In keeping with Jewish values ​​and the spirit of tikkun olam (heal the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism, regardless of their religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age or origin.

For more information or to stay up to date with JFS events and programs, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About the Bank of the Republic

Republic Bank is the trading name of Republic First Bank. Republic First Bank is a full-service, state-chartered commercial bank with deposits insured to applicable limits by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

The Bank offers diversified financial products through its 31 offices located in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties in New Jersey; Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania and New York County in New York.

The bank also offers a wide range of residential mortgage products through its mortgage division, Oak Mortgage Company.

For more information on Republic Bank, please visit

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