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Community

Community

We proactively reinvest in the Communities with the greatest needs. We encourage volunteerism, supporting organizations valued by our employees and clients. We are generous in our financial support of local organizations. We partner with local businesses and institutions to help them succeed. We are proud to be known and recognized - locally and nationally - for our community involvement.

In 2017
235+ Organizations Supported 
Over 1,200 Hours of Community Service
Over $313,000 Charitable Donations Made 

Here are just a few of the organizations the Bank and its employees support:


 

Image of PGB employee volunteering at Habitat for Humanity.

Habitat for Humanity

Whether spring, summer, winter or fall, Peapack-Gladstone Bank volunteers donate their time and service to Morris, Raritan Valley and Newark & Greater Elizabeth Habitat for Humanity at their build sites located throughout New Jersey, making strides in providing decent, safe and affordable housing to residents in need. The Bank’s presence has become a welcome and familiar sight on build sites, and employee volunteers have a reputation for hard work, dedication and perseverance in accomplishing any task presented. 

Image of PGB employee volunteering at America's Grow a Row.

America's Grow-A-Row

Peapack-Gladstone Bank partners with America’s Grow-a-Row through all seasons of the year in the fight against hunger in New Jersey. In open fields and orchards, employees harvest peaches and tomatoes, picked apples and planted cauliflower. Produce is transported throughout the State to food banks, food pantries and soup kitchens, providing thousands of servings of fresh produce for individuals and families facing food insecurity. By addressing the issues of proper nutrition and providing alternative food choices to New Jersey’s residents, Peapack-Gladstone Bank and Americas Grow-a-Row have made an impact, keeping our residents healthy and strong.

Image of PGB employee volunteering at St. Huberts Animal Welfare Center

St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center

Peapack-Gladstone Bank takes time to give back to the animals that give us so much. Running a pet supply drive at all of its locations, the Bank collects food, bedding and toys to support St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. Known nationally for a variety of community services which include pet adoption, professional education and training, a pet pantry for those without the financial means to provide food for their pets, and a low-cost spay/neuter program, St. Hubert’s mission is to engage communities in protecting animals in New Jersey and beyond. Delivering truckloads of donations, Bank volunteers regularly assist in sorting and shelving supplies, grounds keeping and pet visitation. Peapack-Gladstone Bank joins St. Hubert’s in supporting the human-animal bond and fostering an environment in which people respect all living creatures.

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Junior Achievement

In conjunction with Junior Achievement of New Jersey, Peapack-Gladstone Bank regularly hosts high school students from local schools for full-day Career Success® Workshops held at the Bank's headquarters at Junior Achievement locations. Students connect with employee mentors who share knowledge of personal finance and entrepreneurship, empowering them with information to achieve success in a global economy.

Image of PGB employees volunteering at United Way Gifts of the Season program.

United Way of Northern New Jersey

Peapack-Gladstone Bank has a strong alliance with the United Way of Northern New Jersey supporting local youth academically, socially and economically, providing the resources they need to thrive and succeed. The Bank runs annual drives collecting thousands of school supplies, clothing, holiday gifts and decor for children and families in need. Additionally, employees roll up their sleeves to sort, package and distribute donations. Peapack-Gladstone Bank’s book drive was the model and inspiration for the United Way Book Buddy program which now provides reading material to support youth summer literacy programs, local school libraries and literacy education for students of all ages. This year, the Bank made a holiday donation of $5,000 on behalf of its employees and clients to the United Way in support of their valuable programs offered to New Jersey residents and communities. Peapack-Gladstone Bank is committed to enhancing the lives and well-being of New Jersey residents while providing the tools they need for well-being and success.

Image of PGB employee volunteering at the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills

Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills

Peapack-Gladstone Bank’s support of the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills biannual rummages sales has been a tradition for countless years. Employees provide support in setup, unloading, tagging, sorting and transporting donations. In addition, the Bank provides office space and manpower to coordinate logistics. Proceeds benefit home health, wellness and hospice care programs for those in need of medical supervision, the uninsured and under-insured.

Image of PGB employee volunteering at Matheny School and Hospital.

Matheny School and Hospital

Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a familiar face at the Matheny Medical and Educational Center, a specialized hospital that provides education, housing and medical care for inpatient and outpatient children and adults with special needs and medically complex developmental disabilities. Bank volunteers connect with cerebral palsy patients individually and as a group providing socialization and creativity through arts and crafts. Additionally, for the last 15 years, Peapack-Gladstone Bank has been a major sponsor of Matheny’s major fundraiser, Miles for Matheny, through monetary sponsorships, manning cyclist rest stops and providing food and drink to event participants.

Image of PGB employees volunteering at the Morristown Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center

Morristown Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center

Throughout the years, Peapack-Gladstone Bank has partnered with the Morristown Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center. Employee volunteers are a welcome and familiar face to the Soup Kitchen staff. During all seasons of the year, employees roll up their sleeves preparing, serving, cleaning and manning the Kitchen’s free food market offering assistance to the approximate 200 needy individuals that walk through the Soup Kitchen’s doors 365 days of the year. As a Thanksgiving tradition, Bank employees take pride in offering a hot, nutritious holiday meal in the Soup Kitchen’s warm, safe and caring environment.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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