First Financial Bank has
gifted Talbert House $5,700 to organize a
learning center and establish a financial literacy program for the residents of Parkway Center.
grant will be used to purchase three
computers and six classroom-style tables. In addition, First Financial
Bank will provide a detailed curriculum and volunteer support to facilitate
financial literacy workshops.
is a key component of First Financial's community development approach and we're
proud to partner with Talbert House to help local residents build the
foundation needed to help them obtain their financial goals," said Adrian Breen, First Financial's Greater
Cincinnati/Kentucky regional president. "We hope the program will open new doors
for local residents and help them build a better future."
Center provides transitional housing for homeless men. Last year the
center served over 330 men, many who are Veterans. Parkway Center provides
meals, employment and substance abuse services, and assistance for residents to
transition back into their communities and find safe, affordable housing.
First Financial Bank vision is to increase financial literacy for all ages and
provide educational opportunities specifically for the economically
disadvantaged. This project accomplishes their vision and supports the
Talbert House mission of improving social behavior and enhancing personal
recovery and growth.
House acknowledged First Financial's gift and support of this project at the
site of the proposed learning center, which is now under renovation.
appreciate this opportunity to collaborate with First Financial Bank.
This program will help our residents meet their goal of self-sufficiency.
We thank First Financial Bank for providing the tools and education needed for
these men to accomplish financial stability," said Neil Tilow, President and
CEO of Talbert House.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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