WSFS Financial Corporation the parent company of WSFS Bank announced that the WSFS Foundation awarded a grant of $25,000 to Reading Assist Institute (RAI). The Institute is partnering with AmeriCorp, and this grant will support the recruitment and training of 2016-2017 Reading Corp members.
Vernita Dorsey, vice president and director of community strategy, said, “The WSFS Foundation is honored to support RAI; together we will innovate, drive change and build dreams to strengthen the communities we serve. By investing in our children, we are forging a better future.”
WSFS was named the first corporate recipient of the “RAI Dream Builder Award” and was recognized for embodying RAI’s core values of excellence, integrity, collaboration, empowerment and respect. Vickie Innes, Executive Director of Reading Assist Institute, said, “Reading Assist is honored to collaborate with WSFS and we are very grateful for their financial support. Our children will benefit from our dedicated partnership.”