March of Dimes Heroines of Washington Awards– November 2021
Trustar Bank is proud to share that our CEO Shaza Andersen was named the winner of the Corporate Heroine Award at the March of Dime Heroines of Washington event!
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Shaza Andersen Named March of Dimes 2021 Heroines of Washington Winner
Washington, D.C. (November 19, 2021) — Trustar is proud to announce that Shaza Andersen was honored for her years of volunteer work and service to the community as a Heroine of Washington by March of Dimes at the organization’s annual awards gala November 16th at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons. March of Dimes, whose mission is to lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies, has honored 135 women since 2001.
Shaza was joined by eight other award recipients at the awards ceremony including: Carly Mitchell of Guidehouse, Julia Fantacone of Altarum, Kerry Ann Hamilton of KAH Consulting, Nancy Bossard of Long and Foster, Mary Kinnard Brown of The MITRE Corporation, Lydia Russo of Lydia Real Estate, Michele Colos, CEO of NT Concepts, and Dr. Sandy Chung, CEO of Health Connect IPA
In addition to the awards presentation, the evening included a cocktail reception, dinner and silent auction. Proceeds from the event will support local March of Dimes programs including research, education, and advocacy so that every family can have the best possible start. Heroines of Washington has raised over $3.8 million to support the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies. To view pictures of the event visit our Facebook page. To learn more about the event, please visit marchofdimes.org/heroines.
- Sponsors include: Peraton, ASRC Federal, NT Concepts, PwC, ManTech, Carahsoft, M&T Bank, and KPMG
About The March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
NBC4 and Telemundo 44 Food 4 Families – November 2021
Together with NBC4 and Telemundo 44, Trustar Bank is once again giving back to families, veterans, and seniors in need this Thanksgiving. The Food 4 Families campaign provides complete Thanksgiving meals to the members of our community who need them the most. The campaign has had a great start already with a donation of 5,000 turkeys from Shady Brook Farms and 4,000 supermarket gift cards from Washington Gas Charitable Giving.
Funds are still needed and every dollar donated by you will enable us to help even more of our neighbors. All funds raised will go directly to supplying delicious Thanksgiving meals. Thank you for helping us provide special memories for these individuals that will last a lifetime! Click here to donate.
Washingtonian’s Most Powerful Women Reception– October 2021
Trustar Bank is proud to acknowledge our CEO, Shaza Andersen, as one of The Washingtonian’s Most Powerful Women for 2021.
NATIONAL POLICE WEEK– May 2021
Trustar Bank is proud to participate in National Police Week, which will take place the week of May 9-15, 2021. The Bank’s donation will help support initiatives during the week of virtual festivities, culminating in a day of remembrance and an online candlelight vigil. This special week allows law enforcement, survivors, and citizens to gather and pay homage to those who gave their lives in the line of duty.
NBC 4 and Telemundo 44 Food 4 Families – November 2020
Together with NBC4 and Telemundo 44, Trustar Bank is giving back to families, veterans, and seniors in need. The Food 4 Families campaign provides complete Thanksgiving meals to the members of our community who need them the most. Thanks to several wonderful donors, this year’s goal of $85,000 was surpassed, and the funds will go directly to supplying delicious Thanksgiving meals. Thank you for helping us provide special memories for these individuals that will last a lifetime!
Trustar Bank Donates Portion of SBA Paycheck Protection Program Fees to Local Organizations
As a registered lender with the Small Business Administration (SBA), Trustar Bank has utilized the SBA’s CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to provide capital to small businesses, helping them meet their ongoing short-term expenses. The CARES Act, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020, provides banks with an opportunity to assist businesses in need.
In the span of just one week, Trustar Bank has provided over 200 loans to local businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a community bank, Trustar takes great pride in supporting local organizations and important causes. The Bank is happy to announce that they will be donating 10% of PPP processing fees to local organizations, such as the Inova Health Foundation and Washington Nationals Philanthropies. Through efforts like this, Trustar Bank hopes to provide a bit of extra relief to those struggling during these difficult economic times.
“We felt privileged to participate in the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), support the stabilization of the US Economy and help working families in Greater Washington. As a community bank, Trustar Bank understands and values the role that community banks play across this great country,” said Trustar Bank CEO, Shaza Andersen, “To help even further, we are donating 10% of our loan fees from the PPP Program to Inova Health Foundation and the Washington Nationals Philanthropies. It is important to us to serve as strong stewards of our community and invest in programs and people that are committed to making our community healthier, safer and stronger.”
NBC 4 and Telemundo 44 Food 4 Families – November 21, 2019
Trustar Bank, along with NBC4 and Telemundo 44, pledged to provide Thanksgiving meals for families, veterans, and seniors in need. Trustar board members, employees, and customers collected non-perishable food items and monetary donations in order to help provide Thanksgiving meals for families, veterans, and seniors. On November 21, 2019, the Bank presented NBC4 with all that had been collected. We would like to extend a special thank you to everyone who donated!
Inova Honors Dinner – November 15, 2019
Trustar Bank was honored to participate in the 2019 Inova Honors Dinner as the Presenting Sponsor. The Bank was excited for the opportunity to celebrate physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals who have gone above and beyond to deliver unparalleled care in the Washington area. Through the sponsorship, we were able to demonstrate our support for outstanding medical professionals in a big way. The silent auction at the event featured gift baskets to be donated to patients in the Pediatrics, Cancer, Rehab and Labor and Delivery departments. Learn more: https://inovahonorsdinner.org/