Androscoggin Bank Employees Exceed 110% Giving Challenge
LEWISTON, MAINE (November 9, 2015) United Way of Androscoggin County was pleased to accept a check in the amount of $11,103.10 from the employees of Androscoggin Bank as a pledge of support to the local campaign.
Community Funds raised during the annual campaign are invested back the community by funding programs that touch the lives of all ages of life; programs including early education, financial literacy, food security, rides for medical needs and much more. “Androscoggin Bank employees have continued to show their support of what community means by volunteering, serving as board members and donating in excess of $164,912 over the past 7 years. This year alone, employees from the Bank increased their overall giving by 65%” stated Executive Director, Joleen Bedard.
Pictured Left to Right: Melissa Runstrom from Androscoggin Bank, Julie Sprague from United Way, Joleen Bedard from United Way, David Pease, Terri-Ann Boisvert, Joan Derocher-Gamache and Michael Letourneau from Androscoggin Bank.
"Androscoggin Bank is proud to be a supporter of United Way. In addition to creating and providing jobs, we believe it is important as a Maine bank to support local communities financially and with volunteer time. United Way is a great partner and has an outstanding record of success in providing essential programs and services to our most vulnerable citizens. United Way's focus on prevention and proactive approach aligns with Androscoggin Bank's vision to empower our employees, clients and citizens through education, excellence. Together we are making a meaningful impact on our community." stated EVP, Chief Resource Officer, David Pease.
About Androscoggin Bank
Androscoggin Bank, headquartered in Lewiston, Maine since 1870, is dedicated to serving the communities of Maine, its residents and the business community. Androscoggin Bank is moving Maine residents, businesses, and communities forward with smarter banking. Additional information can be found at www.AndroscogginBank.com
About United Way
United Way of Androscoggin County is part of a worldwide movement of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 41 countries and territories. It advances the common good by focusing on education, income and health -- the building blocks for a good quality life. The United Way movement mobilizes millions to action -- to give, advocate and volunteer -- to improve conditions in their local community. Additional information can be found at www.UnitedWayAndro.org
For More Information
Matthew Shaw, Director of Campaign & Marketing
United Way of Androscoggin County
207.795.4000 ext. 202