Press release submitted by Rollstone Bank & Trust
Each holiday season, Rollstone Bank & Trust provides its customers an opportunity to make a charitable donation in exchange for calendars and gift envelopes. This year, the Bank also matched all of the customers’ donations, thereby doubling the amount of aid. Local food pantries were the chosen cause, with three area organizations sharing $5,325.
The money is being split among Loaves & Fishes, Ginny's Helping Hand, and Townsend Ecumenical Outreach.
“While we do this annually, the timing couldn’t be more important, since food pantries are anticipating cuts to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program,” said Martin F. Connors, Jr., President & CEO of Rollstone Bank & Trust. “We have always believed that we have an obligation to take care of the people in our community, and not just their banking needs. If we each pitch in a little bit, we can weather any storm that comes our way.”
Some 700,000 people across the country could be impacted by the SNAP cuts, including in the central Massachusetts region.
From left: Anne Marie Gaskins, Deposit Operations Specialist at RBT and Volunteer at TEO; Patricia Stern, Executive Director of Loaves & Fishes; Melanie Sauvageau, Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager of the Rollstone Parkhill branch. (Courtesy photo)
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At Rollstone Bank & Trust, we deliver personalized service that goes above & beyond. Our dedication to providing our customers with superior bank and wealth management solutions, along with the support they need to prosper at work and at home, has enabled us to build one of the most trusted banks in the region. With branches located throughout central Massachusetts, customers have peace of mind knowing we are FDIC & DIF insured, and never far from home. Rollstone Bank & Trust - it's where you matter most.