· Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
· Compeer Rochester, Inc.
· Junior Achievement of Rochester
· Monroe Community College Foundation
· St. John Fisher College
As part of the announcement, students from Rochester’s World of Inquiry School No. 58 traveled to First Niagara’s Regional Headquarters to kick off the bank’s “Day of Mentoring” celebration. Here, students learned from First Niagara employees about financial literacy, budgeting, and how to make a great first impression.
“Mentoring has an incredible impact on the lives of young adults,” says Suzanne Nasipak-Chapman, Rochester Market Executive for First Niagara Bank. “Studies have proven that mentoring provides significant and tangible improvements in participants’
Over the past six years, First Niagara has provided more than $625,000 in financial support for mentoring programs in Rochester and $4.2 million for mentoring initiatives throughout its Upstate New York, Pennsylvania, and New England footprint.
First Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank with nearly 430 branches, approximately $38 billion in assets, $29 billion in deposits, and approximately 6,000 employees providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses across Upstate New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.firstniagara.com.