Kennett Square resident honored by Eagles for community work

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Mike Jasinski of Kennett Square was honored as a ‘Community Quarterback’ by Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles during the Eagles home game on November 3 for his work in the Philadelphia area with Jeeps for Joy.

Kennett Square resident Mike Jasinski was honored by Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles as part of the third season of the ‘Santander Community Quarterback’ program at the Eagles game on November 3. Santander and the Eagles recognized 10 inspiring individuals for the positive impact they have made in the Philadelphia community during a special pre-game celebration at the Eagles football stadium. Eagles alum Vince Papale joined Santander executive Julie Vetack to congratulate the honorees.

Mike was recognized for his work as President of Jeeps for Joy, an organization that helps complete the wish lists of local children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses. In addition, they donate rides on Jeeps and organize a Build-A-Bear event each year to build and deliver bears to local hospitals. Honorees received a VIP gameday experience that included watching the Eagles take on Chicago from the Santander Field Club located in the end zone at the Eagles football stadium. Santander donated $15,000 to local non-profit organizations, including a $500 donation for Jasinski’s non-profit organization of choice as part of the Community Quarterback program.

“As a company committed to respecting our customers and communities, the ‘Santander Community Quarterback’ program is the perfect opportunity for us to show respect to individuals who are change makers in greater Philadelphia,” said Os Rana, SVP of Brand, Media and Creative Integration at Santander Bank. “Mike has touched the lives of so many through his work with Jeeps for Joy, and we are thrilled to partner with the Philadelphia Eagles to recognize the important contributions he/she is making in his/her local community.”

The ‘Santander Community Quarterback’ program was established to honor exceptional individuals who exemplify leadership, dedication and commitment to improving their communities. All of these qualities exemplify respect. For a full list of the 2019 honorees, visit santanderbank.com/communityqb.

Santander is the Official Bank of the Philadelphia Eagles.

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