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Univest Financial Awards $5,000 to Kisses for Kyle Foundation as Winner of Eighth Annual Caring for Community Giveaway

Univest Financial recently announced Kisses for Kyle Foundation as the winner of its eighth annual Caring for Community Giveaway, a contest that awards $5,000 to a local, nonprofit organization. Kisses for Kyle offers a variety of services to families fighting childhood cancer in the Delaware Valley. Founded in 2001, Kisses for Kyle currently assists more than 1,300 family members with a variety of programs, services and special family events. The Foundation’s mission is to minimize stress in the hopes that each family’s focus can remain on what is most important: caring for their children. Kisses for Kyle plans to use the $5,000 donation to support its scholarship program that awards financial assistance to students who battled childhood cancer and plan to pursue a degree in a field that will help other children with cancer.

Nonprofit groups were nominated for the $5,000 donation by the public through Univest’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages. Kisses for Kyle Foundation was randomly selected from more than 8,100 entries representing more than 200 local, nonprofit organizations. Previous winners of the Caring for Community Giveaway were Quakertown Community Outreach, Logan’s Heroes Animal Rescue, Hope Against Heroin, St. Isidore School, The Grannie Project, Vets for Vets and the Bucks County SPCA.

The contest launched December 1, 2019 and entries were accepted through December 31, 2019. To be eligible to win the $5,000, the nonprofit group had to be a registered 501 (c) (3) organization that operates within Univest’s service area. Complete rules can be found at www.univest.net/caringforcommunity.

 About Univest Financial Corporation

Univest Financial Corporation (UVSP), including its wholly-owned subsidiary Univest Bank and Trust Co., Member FDIC, has approximately $5.4 billion in assets and $3.6 billion in assets under management and supervision through its wealth management lines of business as of September 30, 2019. Headquartered in Souderton, Pa. and founded in 1876, the Corporation and its subsidiaries provide a full-range of financial solutions for individuals, businesses, municipalities and nonprofit organizations primarily in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Univest delivers these services through a network of more than 50 offices in southeastern Pennsylvania extending to the Lehigh Valley and Lancaster, as well as in New Jersey and Maryland and online at www.univest.net.