Charles River Bank, IC Federal Credit Union and North Shore Bank are among those organizations giving back to their community in this week’s roundup.


Charles River Bank

Charles River Bank contributed $2,500 toward the Taft Public Library’s new lower level circulation desk. The bank also presented a donation check of $500 to Mendon-Upton Soccer Association in support of the 2016 season.


Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank presented the Greater Boston Food Bank with a $200,000 check in support of Hunger Action Month to help the organization combat hunger in Massachusetts.


IC Federal Credit Union

IC Federal Credit Union recently contributed $2,000 to Home Base Program. The program, sponsored by the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital provides clinical care and support services to New England area service members, veterans and families affected by combat or deployment-related stress or traumatic brain injury.


MutualOne Bank

MutualOne Bank has announced a $5,000 grant from its foundation to Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders (H.O.M.E.) to help aging MetroWest residents remain in their homes. H.O.M.E. assists those in the elder homeowner population who are experiencing difficulties and facing threats to their ability to age in place in their homes and communities.


Needham Bank

Needham Bank recently announced that it will provide a total of $25,000 in funding, spread among five school districts serving six local communities, to enable them to continue full METCO participation during the 2016-2017 school year.


North Shore Bank

North Shore Bank recently presented Aspire Developmental Services of Lynn with a check for $1,160. The organization works to provide early intervention for children who have, or are at risk for, developmental delays. The bank also contributed a $10,000 check to the Peabody Centennial Celebrations Committee for the bank’s Grand Marshall Sponsorship of the city’s centennial events.


RTN Federal Credit Union

RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation recently presented a check for $24,379 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless. The funds are proceeds raised from Walk Home 2016, which took place in June.



UniBank has chosen seven community organizations to receive donations through its Hopkinton Community Giving program. Community members are asked to vote at the bank’s Hopkinton branch for the organization of their choosing to receive first place, second place and third place awards. Voting runs through Nov. 15.

Community Good Works

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