Community Good Works

A variety of financial institutions and a CPA firm are featured in this week’s roundup.



BankFive has donated $5,000 to Sons of Italy-Fall River for its student scholarship fund. Sons of Italy-Fall River provides at least four $1,000 scholarships each year to high school and college students to help finance their tuition at higher education institutions.



bankHometown has presented three checks to the Harrington HealthCare system to fund renovations and community outreach programs.


Bridgewater Savings Bank

Bridgewater Savings Bank donated $6,500 to the Old Colony YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign, which raises funds to ensure that the YMCA is available to those who need it most.


Commerce Bank

Commerce Bank donated $5,000 in sponsorship of the 2017 Albanian Festival at St. Mary’s Assumption Albanian Orthodox Church in Worcester.


Cooperative Credit Union Association

The Cooperative Credit Union Association recently held its 2017 Student Essay Contest, awarding $250 to the grand prize winner, Kunsopheary Kang.


Dedham Institution for Savings

Dedham Institution for Savings Foundation is donating $30,000 (in two installments of $15,000) to the South Boston Branch Library to help fund capital improvements of the library’s courtyard/garden space.



MutualOne distributed a $5,000 grant to Read to a Child, a lunchtime reading program at the Woodrow Wilson and Brophy elementary schools in Framingham. The program pairs high-risk students in grades one through four with adult volunteer mentors from a number of local companies and community organizations for weekly read-aloud sessions at the two schools.


North Brookfield Savings Bank

North Brookfield Savings Bank raised a total of over $2,100 for the Feed a Camper at Camp Putnam fundraiser.


Rodman CPAs

For the third consecutive year, Waltham-based Rodman CPAs has helped clean up the grounds of Camp Clark, an Old Colony YMCA sponsored recreation camp in Plymouth, in preparation for its summer camp youth.


Salem Five

Salem Five Charitable Foundation awarded a $3,000 grant to the Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership, a nonprofit organization serving the Greater Lowell community whose mission is to promote affordable homeownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income earners.

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Community Good Works

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