United Way Receives $10,000 Grant From First Financial Bank

February 20, 2013

CINCINNATI - United Way of Greater Cincinnati received a $10,000 grant from First Financial Bank. The grant money will go toward United Way programs, initiatives and community change efforts that will support its Agenda for Community Impact and help achieve the Bold Goals for Our Region.

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“We appreciate the generosity of First Financial Bank in helping us fund a network of programs and initiatives that have the greatest potential to achieve measurable community change,” said Rob Reifsnyder, president, United Way of Greater Cincinnati.

“First Financial Bank is committed to giving back to the local community by supporting financial education, economic development and neighborhood development initiatives,” said Adrian Breen, First Financial’s Greater Cincinnati/Kentucky regional president. “We are proud to partner with the United Way to help deliver programs that build strong neighborhoods and position local families for greater success.”


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(From left) Alisa Poe, First Financial Bank; Rob Reifsnyder, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Doug Lefferson, First Financial Bank; Adrian Breen, First Financial Bank

United Way invests in programs and initiatives that focus on education, income and health – the building blocks for a good quality life. Some include the Regional Earned Income Tax Credit Collaborative, which helps hard-working families avoid tax preparation fees; United Way-funded financial opportunity centers, which use a more holistic approach to leverage community resources; and Partners for a Competitive Workforce, which focuses on aligning workforce training programs with employer needs.


About United Way of Greater Cincinnati
United Way of Greater Cincinnati mobilizes the caring power of individuals and organizations to help advance the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. We work every day to strengthen the building blocks of Education, Income and Health for a good quality life. We serve Hamilton, Brown, Butler and Clermont counties in Ohio; Boone, Campbell, Grant, and Kenton counties in Kentucky; and Dearborn and Ohio counties in Indiana. We invite you to be part of the change – GIVE, ADVOCATE, VOLUNTEER – Visit us at www.uwgc.org.

About First Financial Bancorp
First Financial Bancorp is a Cincinnati, Ohio based bank holding company. As of December 31, 2012, the Company had $6.5 billion in assets, $3.9 billion in loans, $5.0 billion in deposits and $710 million in shareholders’ equity. The Company’s subsidiary, First Financial Bank, N.A., founded in 1863, provides banking and financial services products through its three lines of business: commercial, retail and wealth management. The commercial and retail units provide traditional banking services to business and consumer clients. First Financial Wealth Management provides wealth planning, portfolio management, trust and estate, brokerage and retirement plan services and had approximately $2.3 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2012. The Company’s strategic operating markets are located in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky where it operates 124 banking centers. Additional information about the Company, including its products, services and banking locations is available at www.bankatfirst.com.