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First Commerce Bank Presents Check to Community Options

December 14, 2023 | Press Release.pdf

Community Options receives donation from First Commerce Bank.
Community Options receives donation from First Commerce Bank.

PRINCETON, NJ – Community Options, a leading national nonprofit supporting people with disabilities, held a check presentation ceremony with First Commerce Bank at a Board of Directors meeting held on December 12, 2023. During the meeting, First Commerce Bank presented Community Options’ trustees and officers with a $2,500 check, along with a promise that the donation would be annual.

“First Commerce Bank is pleased to support Community Options with a donation, aiming to positively impact the lives of people with disabilities,” said Christopher Smith, Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for First Commerce Bank. “I appreciate the invitation from Robert Stack and the Community Options Enterprise Board. Inspired by Mr. Stack’s presentation, we align with our mission at First Commerce Bank’s Community Outreach Program— striving to contribute to community development and endorsing initiatives that leave a lasting and positive influence on the local communities we serve.”

Community Options is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to developing housing and employment supports for individuals with disabilities. With over 50 offices across 12 states, the organization supports 6,000 people with disabilities and families.

“First Commerce Bank’s support is a powerful endorsement of our mission to create opportunities and empower individuals with disabilities,” said Robert Stack, Community Options’ President and CEO. “Their commitment to community engagement is outstanding, and we are grateful for their partnership to provide essential housing and employment support services.”


About Community Options, Inc.:
For over 30 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment supports for people with disabilities – supporting thousands of people from over 50 offices across 12 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: and follow us on social media on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.