MIL-OSI: Provident Bank’s Community Partnership Program Donates Over $750,000 to Local Non-Profits Since 2006

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Source: GlobeNewswire (MIL-OSI)

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Provident Financial Holdings, Inc., NASDAQ GS: PROV, the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B. (“Provident Bank”) has donated over $750,000 to local non-profits with their Community Partnership Program (“Program”) since the Program’s inception in 2006. For the year ending 2020, Provident Bank donated more than $49,000 to local non-profit organizations such as service groups, parent teacher associations, homeowner’s associations, booster clubs, foundations, church groups and societies, among others in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

“The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on non-profit organizations has been unparalleled. Provident Bank is grateful for the opportunity to provide funding that will make a meaningful difference to our local nonprofits. As our communities recover from the pandemic, we understand that our local nonprofits will be called upon to help establish the “new normal”,” stated Gwen Wertz, Senior Vice President of Retail Banking.

Provident Bank’s Community Partnership Program allows participating non-profits to receive annual donations by simply linking their unique ID number to their members who are customers of Provident Bank. Organizations can earn more as more of their members link their accounts to their unique ID. Of course, some restrictions apply and interested groups are encouraged to contact Provident for more information about the Program. You can reach Provident Bank at (800) 745-2217 to ask about the Community Partnership Program or by visiting www.myprovident.com.

With approximately $1.2 billion in total assets, Provident Bank is the largest independent community bank headquartered in Riverside County, California, and has been serving the financial needs of its customers since 1956.

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Contacts:

Craig G. Blunden 
Chairman and 
Chief Executive Officer 

Donavon P. Ternes
President, Chief Operating Officer 
and Chief Financial Officer

(951) 686-6060

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