Community Involvement

 
When Brentwood Bank uses the term “local bank”, we mean a company that commits financial and people resources to organizations in our hometown. Every year Brentwood Bank partners with organizations that have an impact on people living in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.
 
 

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh

 

 

Posted July 30, 2019
 
Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh provides homeowners in low-income neighborhoods with the resources to maintain their home.
 
In July, volunteers from Brentwood Bank partnered with Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh to brighten up the home of a veteran living in the Elizabeth area. Team members patched walls, painted rooms, laid new flooring and removed debris from the outside area to help the homeowner maintain a safe and healthy living environment.
 

Brentwood Bank teamwork helps an Elizabeth veteran at the July 2019 Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh project.

Brentwood Bank teamwork helps an Elizabeth-area veteran at the July 2019 Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh project.


 

Loan Operations Specialist, Eric, is part of the painting crew.


 

Loans Operations Specialist II, Joan, is on Team Flooring.


 


Women’s Center of Beaver County

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Posted June 26, 2019
 
The Women’s Center of Beaver County, founded in 1976, provides shelter and counseling services to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Services are no-cost and confidential and include medical and legal advocacy, support groups, individual and children’s counseling, outreach and education programs.
 
Recently, Brentwood Bank President & CEO Tom Bailey pledged a $10 donation to the Women’s Center of Beaver County for each of the runners who beat his time in the Beaver Volunteer Fire Department 5k/10k Race. Tom finished the 5k in 19th place which meant Brentwood Bank was set to donate $180 to the Women’s Center, but Brentwood Bank rounded up its donation to $1,000!
 
Brentwood Bank is proud to support this community organization that serves more than 2,000 survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and homelessness every year.
 

Tom Bailey, President & CEO and Mandy Albanese, VP Business Development of Brentwood Bank present Darlene Thomas, Executive Director, Women’s Center of Beaver County with a $1,000 check.


 

Tom Bailey, President & CEO and Mandy Albanese, VP Business Development also made a special delivery of non-perishable goods donated from the community in the new Union Building & Loan car.


 


NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania

 
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Posted May 30, 2019
 
NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization with the mission of financial empowerment that promotes homeownership and vibrant communities in Western Pennsylvania.
 
Tom Bailey, President & CEO and Carrie Havas, VP Loan Operations & Community Reinvestment Act Officer of Brentwood Bank presented NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania with a $7,500 donation to support two new homebuyer education workshops that will be held in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. The workshops will cover all facets of home ownership from credit to closing.
 

Tom Bailey, President & CEO and Carrie Havas, VP Loan Operations & Community Reinvestment Act Officer of Brentwood Bank present NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania with a $7,500 check.


 


Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

 
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Posted April 2, 2019
 
For more than 40 years, Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh has been a leader in providing safety, shelter, support and guidance to all victims of domestic violence. Their expert and highly trained staff provide life-saving programs and personalized services designed to help break the cycle of violence.
 
Recently, Brentwood Bank employees teamed up to build shelves to store donated items that people need when they are “starting over”. Brentwood Bank is proud to support this community organization!
 
It is through the support of the entire community that their work will endure, and survivors of abuse will find the hope and strength necessary to rebuild their lives.
 

Brentwood Bank employees building a storage shelf at the Women's Center & Shelf during a March 2019 project.

Brentwood Bank employees building a storage shelf at the Women’s Center & Shelf during a March 2019 project.


 

Brentwood Bank employees standing in front of the WC&S founders’ quilt, which dates back to the organization’s beginnings in 1974.


 


City Mission

 
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This holiday season, Brentwood Bank was privileged to support the Washington County based City Mission through the Angel Tree Program. The City Mission offers two branches of service: Compassionate Care reaches out to those most in need by offering basic services such as meals, shelter, and medical care and the Life Recovery Program assists men, women, and children who are in crisis and looking for life transformation. Over thirty employees participated in donating and wrapping gifts. In early December, eighty-five gifts were delivered to the residents of the Mission in time for the holidays!
 

Brentwood Bank employees donated 85 wrapped gifts for the Angel Tree Program.


 

Brentwood Bank employees enjoy delivering gifts to the Washington County based City Mission.


 


Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh

Winner, PACB 2018 Community Banking Hometown Champion Award
 

 

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh provides homeowners in low-income neighborhoods with the resources to maintain their home. Through a grant awarded by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh that was sponsored by Brentwood Bank, the program was able to rehabilitate twelve homes in the Hilltop community of Pittsburgh. Employee’s dedicated over 130 hours during two separate projects to paint, lay flooring, patch basement walls, scrape paint, patch ceiling cracks, check smoke and CO detectors, and complete yard work.
 

 Brentwood Bank employees tackle home improvement projects during an October 2018 Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh

Brentwood Bank employees tackle home improvement projects during an October 2018 Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh


 
Brentwood Bank teamwork helps a Hilltop resident at the April Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh project.

Brentwood Bank teamwork helps a Hilltop resident at the April 2018 Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh project.


 


Pittsburgh Greater Community Food Bank

 
In September 2018, ten Brentwood Bank employees spent the day at the Pittsburgh Greater Community Food Bank packing and moving food items through the warehouse so it could be delivered into the community.
 

Brentwood Bank employees pack and move food items in preparation for delivery.


 


NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania

 
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NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization with the mission of financial empowerment that promotes homeownership and stable communities in Western Pennsylvania. They offer free counseling, homebuyer education and financial literacy courses designed to help individuals and families achieve their dreams. In March 2018, Brentwood Bank presented NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania with a $5,000 donation to support their efforts.
 

CEO Tom Bailey and VP Carrie Havas presented NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania with a $5,000 donation on behalf of Brentwood Bank.

CEO Tom Bailey and VP Carrie Havas present NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania with a $5,000 donation on behalf of Brentwood Bank.