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Citizens Offers free virtual programming to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For more than 30 years, the third Monday of January has been set aside for commemorative events and community service activities nationwide to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This year, Citizens will once again be partnering with museums and non-profits throughout the communities it serves to deliver enriching activities to celebrate Dr. King’s dedication to service and his passion for strengthening our communities.

“Every year we look forward to partnering with organizations to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” said Barbara Cottam, EVP and Head of Corporate Affairs at Citizens. “Working with partners in Boston, New Haven, Providence, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Detroit, we are proud to support engaging activities that demonstrate Kings’ passion for strengthening communities and provide a platform to learn and connect with one another.”

To find ways to engage in this year MLK Jr. Day activities, please see the following list of virtual events and learn more here:

  • Sponsored Event: Providence Children’s Museum MLK Day Celebration
    Date: January 15th – 23th
    Location: Providence, RI (Virtual)
    Details: Citizens will be the presenting sponsor of the Providence Children’s Museum MLK Day Celebration. This celebration will feature skits, interactive activities, readings, and a theatrical performance for children that they can tune into virtually at home or in school. Learn more: https://providencechildrensmuseum.org/

Citizens is committed to harnessing the bank’s resources, expertise and the unique strengths of its culture to help drive real and lasting progress across the diverse communities it serves. Earlier this year, the company committed $10 million in grants and charitable support for immediate and longer-term initiatives aimed at supporting minority-owned small businesses, increasing awareness of racial disparities, and supporting underserved communities through technology, education and digital literacy initiatives. It also includes more than $500 million in incremental financing and capital for small businesses, housing, and other development in predominately minority communities.

About Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions, with $179.2 billion in assets as of September 30, 2020. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Citizens offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. Citizens helps its customers reach their potential by listening to them and by understanding their needs in order to offer tailored advice, ideas and solutions. In Consumer Banking, Citizens provides an integrated experience that includes mobile and online banking, a 24/7 customer contact center and the convenience of approximately 2,700 ATMs and approximately 1,000 branches in 11 states in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Consumer Banking products and services include a full range of banking, lending, savings, wealth management and small business offerings. In Commercial Banking, Citizens offers a broad complement of financial products and solutions, including lending and leasing, deposit and treasury management services, foreign exchange, interest rate and commodity risk management solutions, as well as loan syndication, corporate finance, merger and acquisition, and debt and equity capital markets capabilities. More information is available at www.citizensbank.com or visit us on TwitterLinkedIn or Facebook.

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