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Community Options, Inc. Receives $5,000 Donation From Valley Bank For Its Red Ribbon Academy In Wayne, New Jersey

November 16, 2018 | Press Release.pdf

Community Options, Inc. Receives $5,000 Donation From Valley Bank For Its Red Ribbon Academy In Wayne, New Jersey

Community Options, Inc. Receives $5,000 Donation From Valley Bank For Its Red Ribbon Academy In Wayne, New Jersey(PRINCETON, NJ) – Community Options, Inc., one of New Jersey’s largest non‐profit organizations with a mission to develop housing and employment for people with disabilities, graciously accepted a $5,000 donation from Valley Bank of New Jersey.

“Valley is committed to making a lasting impact on the communities we serve,” remarked Mwaura Muroki, Valley Commercial Loan Officer. “That’s why we are proud to support Community Options in their mission to create housing and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.”

Community Options operates Red Ribbon Academy day programs in Wayne and Hillsborough, NJ. The donation will be dedicated to the Community Options’ Red Ribbon Academy in Wayne, New Jersey. The Red Ribbon Academy is a day habilitation program designed to foster growth and progress for individuals with special medical needs. The facility is barrier free, ADA compliant, and contains therapy rooms with special sensory environments. There are a wide array of therapeutic and recreational activities available to maintain and increase mental acuity, as well as maximize physical ability.

“Thank you to Valley Bank and its leadership for this generous donation to support 25 individuals at the Red Ribbon Academy in Wayne,” said Robert Stack, CEO of Community Options. “We look forward to continuing to provide best-in-class services and opportunities to nurture friendships and creativity, as well as the extra care and support our individuals need and want.”

About Community Options, Inc:

For 29 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment programs for people with disabilities – serving thousands of people through over 40 offices across 11 states. Community Options provides advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities because all people – regardless of ability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice and self-determination. For more information, please visit our website www.comop.org or follow our ComOpCares campaign via social media by searching #ComOpCares on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Valley

As the principal subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp, Valley National Bank is a regional bank with approximately $31 billion in assets. Valley is committed to giving people and businesses the power to succeed. Valley operates more than 230 branches across New Jersey, New York, Florida and Alabama, and is committed to providing the most convenient 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 valley.com or call the Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.