WSFS Partners With Sunday Breakfast Mission
WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced a partnership with the Sunday Breakfast Mission to sponsor the 2008 Great Thanksgiving Food Drive. Since 1893, when the Mission began its ministry in Delaware, it has "provided rest for the body and peace for the soul" of the homeless. WSFS Bank has sponsored the Great Thanksgiving Food Drive since 2003.
Beginning on Monday, October 27, WSFS Bank will be collecting non-perishable food donations at all WSFS banking offices statewide, including offices in downstate Delaware. Donated food will be used to fill more than 700 family food packages. The food drive will conclude on Saturday, December 6.
"It is an honor and a privilege for WSFS Bank to have an opportunity to make a difference in our community, a community that we have called our home for over 176 years," said Janis Julian, Senior Vice President, Community Relations, WSFS Bank. "Partnering to support the Sunday Breakfast Mission and the Great Thanksgiving Food Drive reinforces our commitment to the residents of the state of Delaware. During these challenging economic times, we at WSFS Bank can't think of a better way to impact the lives of the less fortunate."
About WSFS Financial Corporation
WSFS Financial Corporation is a $3.3 billion financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB (WSFS Bank), operates 35 retail banking offices located in Delaware and Pennsylvania, as well as three loan production offices in Dover, Delaware; Blue Bell, Pennsylvania and Annandale, Virginia. WSFS Bank provides comprehensive financial services including personal trust and wealth management. Other subsidiaries include WSFS Investment Group, Inc., Montchanin Capital Management, Inc. and 1st Reverse Financial Services, LLC. Founded in 1832, WSFS is one of the ten oldest banks in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, please visit the Bank's website at www.wsfsbank.com.
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Stephanie A. Arnold
Source: Globe Newswire (October 30, 2008 - 3:35 PM EDT)
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