Ambler Woman Named Santander Community Quarterback and Wins 10K for Charity

To cap off the second season of the ‘Santander Community Quarterback’ program, Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles recognized 10 program honorees and announced the Top ‘Community Quarterback’ during a special celebration at Lincoln Financial Field yesterday.

During the celebration,Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles announced that Anne Keenan, Reading Recycled, of Ambler, PA was voted this season’s Top ‘Community Quarterback.’ Anne Keenan was selected as one of three finalists in the program and named the winner by more than 34,000 Eagles fans through an online vote.

As the Top ‘Community Quarterback,’ she was awarded a $10,000 donation to a local non-profit of her choice, in addition to the $500 non-profit donation and VIP gameday experience at an Eagles home game that all ‘Santander Community Quarterback’ honorees received. During the Eagles 2018 season, Santander donated $15,000 to 10 local non-profit organizations selected by the Community Quarterbacks.

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham and Eagles alumni Jason Avant were in attendance to congratulate the inspiring individuals for the positive impact they have made in the Philadelphia community. The evening was emceed by Philadelphia Eagles Insider Dave Spadaro.

Philadelphia Eagles alumni Jason Avant joined Santander Bank’s Julie Vetack, Director of Community Partnerships and Jim Wujcik, Regional Director of Business Banking to honor Anne Keenan of Ambler, PA as a 2018 ‘Santander Community Quarterback’ winner of $10,000 donation for her work in the Philadelphia area with Reading Recycled.

“We are proud to partner with the Eagles to recognize and support the altruistic efforts of our Santander Community Quarterbacks and to applaud the difference they are making in their communities,” said Angela Moultrie, Santander’s Region President for the Pennsylvania/New Jersey Central regions. “Each honoree does something special that touches the lives of so many people and we respect their drive and passion to do good.”

This year’s ‘Santander Community Quarterback’ honorees unequivocally demonstrate the strength and generosity of the Philadelphia community; a sentiment that resounds throughout our organization,” said Eagles president, Don Smolenski. “We salute and congratulate Anne Keenan and all the 2018 Community Quarterbacks for their exemplary leadership, and we would also like to thank Santander for helping us to shine a light on our honorees’ philanthropic achievements.”

Santander is the Official Bank of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Photos courtesy of Santander Bank