Citizens Bank Foundation awards $50,000 grant for UCD's West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

Mar 05, 2014 5 years ago

On February 28th, Citizens Bank Foundation announced a $50,000 grant for University City District's West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI), an innovative job training program that connects West Philadelphia employers to unemployed West Philadelphians. The check presentation was made during a training session for the Drexel College of Medicine Certified Medical Assistant pipeline, a partnership between WPSI and the Drexel University College of Medicine. UCD was honored to be joined at the presentation by John Fry, President of Drexel University; Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, President and CEO of Citizens Bank and RBS Citizens for Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware; and Henri Moore, Senior Vice President and Director of Public Affairs, Citizens Bank.

Photo (above), Left to Right - Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, President and CEO of Citizens Bank and RBS Citizens for Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware; John A. Fry, President, Drexel University; Sheila Ireland, Director, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative; Matt Bergheiser, Executive Director, University City District; Henri Moore, Senior Vice President and Director of Public Affairs, Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank Check Presentation Classroom

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