Bluestone Bank Announces Donation of $30,000 to Local Food Pantries

Bluestone Bank Announces Donation of $30,000 to Local Food Pantries

May 8, 2020

Raynham, MASSACHUSETTS – May 8, 2020 - The Bank is proud to announce that the Bluestone Bank Charitable Foundation, along with the Bank’s Board of Directors and Employees, joined forces to donate $30,000 to local food pantries to assist those in need.

The idea was simple, the Charitable Foundation would match donations made by the Board of Directors and Employees, hoping to provide much needed relief for our local food pantries who are having a difficult time meeting the record demand created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

As one unified bank, we came together to support our communities during these challenging times. The funds will be distributed to food pantries within our markets and local pantries in the employee’s hometown.

Bridgewater Food Pantry, Charity Guild Food Pantry, Chelsea Collaborative Food Bank, Coyle & Cassidy Food Pantry, Dighton Lions Club Food Bank, Franklin Food Pantry, Grace Church (Avon), Marshfield Food Pantry, Massasoit Community College Food Bank, Our Daily Bread (Taunton), Pembroke Fire House Food Pantry, Pembroke Food Pantry, Raynham Food Basket, Scituate Food Pantry, St. Vincent de Paul Society (Bridgewater, East Bridgewater, Kingston, Middleboro, Westport, West Bridgewater, Support the Soupman, Walpole Community Food Pantry, and West Bluestone Food Pantry.

“I am truly grateful for the support and generosity the Bank received from our Board of Directors and Employees,” said Peter Dello Russo, Bluestone Bank President and CEO, “It has never been more important to support the organizations that are providing aid to our neighbors in need. Together, we can make a difference!”

Bluestone Bank has been serving the Metro South communities since 1872. We are a full-service independent community bank offering commercial and residential loans as well as business and personal banking services with the most up-to-date technologies. Dedicated to cultivating the financial well-being of our community, we strive to deliver unique personalized service for each of our customers. It’s what we call “Uncommon Banking”. Bluestone Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and a member of the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). Bluestone Bank is an Equal Housing Lender.

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