Burke & Herbert Bank Donates $22,000 to Capital Youth Empowerment Program

May 10, 2024

Burke & Herbert Bank presents CYEP with a $22,000 donation. From the left: Kamla Rodriguez, Yvette Golladay, Burke & Herbert Bank; Isaac King, CYEP; Jane Petty, Burke & Herbert Bank; Everette Mitchell, Erick King, CYEP; Joe Collum, Burke & Herbert Bank; and Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin, Washington Capitals Broadcast Team on Monumental Sports Network.

Bank’s Goals for Good Program Wraps Ninth Year Supporting Local Charitable Organizations

Alexandria, VA –As part of its annual Goals for Good program, Burke & Herbert Bank presented a check for $22,000 to the Capital Youth Empowerment Program (CYEP). CYEP is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization providing critical life skills to local youth, fathers, and families.

“We’re pleased to have been selected as the Burke & Herbert Bank ‘Goals for Good’ donation recipient,” said Erick King, Capital Youth Empowerment Program (CYEP) Executive Director. “These funds will allow us to support both our operations and programs within the community.  In addition, the increased visibility has helped increase awareness and access to our programs and services within the Washington Metropolitan area.”

“This year’s recipient, the Capital Youth Empowerment Program, is doing great work with disenfranchised families, focusing on education, mentoring and career development,” remarked President and Chief Executive Officer David Boyle. “As a local bank, we know the important role community involvement such as this plays in future success, financial and otherwise. We’re honored we’re able to provide support that will help CYEP expand its services and reach more neighbors in need.”

The 2023-2024 hockey season is the ninth the Bank has partnered with Monumental Sports (formerly NBC) to raise awareness and funds for a worthy non-profit. Through the Goals for Good program Burke & Herbert Bank has provided sizable donations to: Willing Warriors, GrandInvolve, Most Valuable Kids Inc., Alice’s Kids, Inc., Connect our Kids, Inc., Rebuilding Together DC-Alexandria, Homestretch, Inc., and Operation Renewed Hope Foundation.

Capital Youth Empowerment Program (CYEP) is a unifying force in the National Capital region. Their community outreach programs teach skills and equip the underserved with the tools and empowerment needed to strengthen lives and change communities.  They provide continuing education to promote change. They equip fathers with jobs skills, improving financial wellness and job opportunity. CYEP is committed to leveling the playing field for the underserved.  They operate four primary programs: Fathers in Touch, Project Success, Decoded STEM Mentoring, and Fathers in Tech.

Burke & Herbert Financial Services Corp. is the financial holding company for Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company. Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company is the oldest continuously operating bank under its original name headquartered in the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. With over 75 branches across Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company offers a full range of business and personal financial solutions designed to meet customers’ banking, borrowing, and investment needs. Learn more at www.burkeandherbertbank.com. 

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