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  • Newburyport Five Cents Savings Charitable Foundation Continues Support for Parent Education at Families First

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    August 28, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
     
    Contact: James Carroll                                    
    603-422-8208, ext. 126                                  
    jcarroll@FamiliesFirstSeacoast.org                 
     
    Newburyport Five Cents Savings Charitable Foundation continues support for parent education at Families First
     
    PORTSMOUTH – Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank Charitable Foundation recently awarded $5,000 to Families First Health & Support Center, the fifth consecutive grant the bank has made to Families First. The money will support parent education, which Families First provides both through classes and in a hands-on, playgroup setting.
     
    Each week, year-round, Families First offers several parenting classes. For example, classes coming up in September include 1,2,3, Magic; Your Child’s Nutrition, The 3Rs of Special Education; Advocating for Your Children; and “When to Worry and What to Do,” a Q&A with psychologist and author Dawn Huebner. The grant from Newburyport Bank supports classes like these as well as parent-child playgroups and parent support groups.
     
    “Families First’s parent education programs are vital for Seacoast families. Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank and its Charitable Foundation have an unwavering commitment of collaborating with local organizations to assist the youth and their families in the communities we serve,” said Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank president and CEO Janice Morse.
     
    Families First Health and Support Center, the community health center serving the Seacoast region, provides health care, dental care and family programs. For information, call 603-422-8208 or visit www.FamiliesFirstSeacoast.org
     
    Newburyport Five Cents Savings Charitable Foundation, Inc. was established in 2003 as a nonprofit charitable foundation organized to further carry out the Bank’s long history of community involvement. Supported solely by the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, the Charitable Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations located within the greater Newburyport and Seacoast areas. Since its inception the Bank has contributed over $4 million and will continue to fund the Foundation's mission on an annual basis. Learn more at newburyportbank.com/home/about-us/charitable-foundation.
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    James Carroll, Marketing
    jcarroll@familiesfirstseacoast.org, (603) 422-8208 x126