New Bedford, MA – NeighborWorks Housing Solutions (NHS) announced that Santander recently donated $20,000 to the organization.
Santander’s support will help NHS and its work in the South Coast region, including New Bedford. NHS has had a long history of providing service and support in the New Bedford community; this grant will provide additional resources that will assist and help residents secure their housing and make progress toward financial well-being.
Additionally, this grant will support NHS’s Homebuyer Education program in New Bedford. This program provides education and resources that help first-time buyers navigate the financial opportunities available to them and offers one-on-one support by NHS’s HUD-certified housing counselors as participants move through the purchasing process.
Santander and NHS have a long-standing partnership with the collective goal of providing support and financial resources to individuals and families in the region. “We appreciate the work being done in communities like New Bedford,” said Catherine Medina-Perez, philanthropy senior associate of Santander. “We know that NeighborWorks has a strong reputation for providing homeownership services, and we are happy to partner with them on these initiatives.”
“We appreciate the incredible support from Santander. They are a great partner in the community, and we are grateful to have their help as we work together to help people obtain the education, they need to make good decisions for themselves and their families,” said Robert Corley, CEO of NHS.