KearnyBank Foundation donates $50K to Chilton

The KearnyBank Foundation, in a continuing effort to support those battling the COVID-19 pandemic, donated $50,000 to the Chilton Medical Foundation in Pompton Plains.

Kearny Bank CEO Craig Montanaro said the funding will be used primarily in support of the health care workers at the hospital.

“We’re honored to help support the health care workers at the forefront of battling this pandemic,” he said. “Their efforts have been selfless and heroic during a remarkably difficult time, and we’re proud to contribute to their eventual success.”

The donation is the latest donation by Kearny Bank.

Since the pandemic reach New Jersey last March, the KearnyBank Foundation has contributed $509,000 in grants focused on public health, education access, small businesses and community support.

In addition to Chilton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Foundation, recipients have included St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Community Medical Center Foundation, Monmouth Medical Center Foundation and AtlantiCare Foundation, along with Eva’s Village, Oasis, the Urban League of Essex County, Center for Food Action and the American Red Cross.

Kearny Bank established in 1884, now operates its business operations from Fairfield. The bank is steadily expanding its footprint throughout New Jersey, as well as New York City’s Brooklyn and Staten Island boroughs.