Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. – Bank of America Inland Empire has awarded the Hope through Housing Foundation a $20,000 grant to help with the Rancho Cucamonga-based nonprofit’s Pathways to Economic Empowerment financial literacy program.
The announcement was made by Al Arguello, Inland Empire Market President for Bank of America, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. Bank of America is lending, investing and giving in their communities in order to advance local economies and create positive change. Providing support to organizations, like Hope through Housing, that are providing critical services and programs is just one of the many ways Bank of America is helping to improve the quality of life in the communities it serves.
“We are grateful for Bank of America’s partnership as we strive to collectively bolster the economic stability and mobility of low-income families across the Inland Empire,” said Gregory Bradbard, President of the Hope through Housing Foundation. “This grant will help provide individual financial coaching for more residents over the coming year.”
Hope through Housing’s mission and results directly align with Bank of America’s commitment to stabilize individuals and families by ensuring their basic needs are met, providing access to affordable housing, and connecting individuals to pathways for success through education and workforce training. Hope through Housing works to utilize affordable housing as a powerful platform for life transformation, empowering residents to reach goals they never previously thought were possible. Hope through Housing works to remove barriers to economic success for vulnerable populations and expand access to economic opportunity in low-income communities by providing a customized mix of services to help affordable housing residents increase their economic mobility and future self-sufficiency.
Bank of America’s support will help Hope through Housing increase economic mobility for low-income residents across 32 sites throughout San Bernardino & Riverside counties. Through the Pathways to Economic Empowerment program, residents have access to financial literacy workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions with a certified Economic Mobility Specialist who reviews financial documents, helps them to set goals, and monitors their progress.
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About the Hope through Housing Foundation
Hope through Housing believes that affordable housing can be a platform for transformational change at the individual and neighborhood level. For more than 20 years, the Hope through Housing Foundation has provided more than 2 million hours of transformational social services helping children and teens achieve success, improving families’ financial well-being, and promoting seniors’ health and wellness. For more information on Hope through Housing, please visit www.hthf.org.
Jill Van Balen