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Bank Announces Matching Donation to Local Non-Profit Organization

Donald E. Gibson, President & CEO of the Bank of Greene County Charitable Foundation, announced a grant from the Bank’s Charitable Foundation to People’s Place, a non-profit organization serving Ulster County, and a matching grant from the Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA).

Donald Gibson stated: “The Bank of Greene County Charitable Foundation is proud to support local non-profit organizations in our community. This year, we are giving away $421,000 to local non-profit organizations in the communities we serve. We are extremely thankful to the AMBA for their matching donation to People’s Place, and overall dedication to our community.”

People’s Place is a not-for-profit organization that provides food, clothing, and other assistance to anyone living in Ulster County, especially the unemployed, the physically and mentally challenged, working poor, youth, and the elderly. The organization currently operates a Thrift Store, Food Pantry, Wellness Empowerment Center and Community Cafe’ in the City of Kingston, NY serving all of Ulster County. For more information on People’s Place, visit

Christine Hein, People’s Place Executive Director, stated: “We are extremely grateful for the years of continuous support from the Bank of Greene County. Mr. Gibson and the Charitable Foundation see the impact our community outreach has on Ulster County, and they have acknowledged it not just through words but with actions. We look forward to continuing our partnership with them for years to come.”

AMBA is a not-for-profit association of banks operating on military installations, banks not located on military installations but serving military customers, and military banking facilities designated by the U.S. Treasury. Its mission is to lead and support its members to enhance the financial wellness of U.S. military and veteran communities by building strategic partnerships and promoting financial products, services, and education.

The Bank of Greene County is proud to support active military personnel, as well as veterans and their families, and is a participant of the Veterans Benefits Banking Program (VBBP), a program of AMBA. The Bank of Greene County is also a participant of the Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN). More information on the Veterans Benefits Banking Program can be found at

Headquartered in Catskill, NY, the Bank of Greene County is proud to serve the Capital Region and Hudson Valley with full-service, community-based banking. This year, the bank is celebrating its 135th anniversary.

Pictured (left to right) – Brittney Poepplein (Kingston Assistant Manager), Daniel Byas (Marketing Specialist), Christine Hein (Director, People’s Place), Sean DuBois (VP, Commercial Lender), Susan Timan (VP, Marketing)

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