Citizens Bank Names UOD a Champion in Action®

We are thrilled to announce that Understanding Our Differences has been named a 2020 Champion in Action® for Inclusion & Equality by Citizens Bank and necn.

Click here to view a news clip about this award: https://www.necn.com/on-air/as-seen-on/understanding-our-differences-works-with-students/2223121/

The award includes $35,000 in unrestricted funding, as well as promotional and volunteer support for “the organization’s outstanding work to educate children to see the whole person and better understand various disabilities.”

Champions in Action is part of Citizens Helping Citizens, the bank’s initiative designed to help local communities prosper. It provides support for nonprofit organizations to recognize their contributions to communities throughout Massachusetts.

The Inclusion & Equality award is given to an organization that addresses the many factors that contribute to discrimination and inequality, and that ensures all perspectives and diverse viewpoints are heard and contribute to innovation and success.

As a Champion in Action, Understanding Our Differences will receive: a $35,000 unrestricted contribution from Citizens Bank; media coverage from necn, including features and public service announcements; volunteer support from Citizens Bank colleagues; complimentary membership to the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network; promotional support highlighting the organization in Citizens Bank branches; and exposure on the Citizens Bank and necn websites.