Androscoggin Bank Supports United Way

Androscoggin Bank shows strong support for United Way  

LEWISTON, MAINE (December 3, 2014) United Way of Androscoggin County was pleased to accept a check in the amount of $16,500 as a corporate gift of support to local United Ways’ Community Funds.

Community Funds raised annually during the campaign through corporate donations and from donors are distributed back into the community by funding programs that touch the lives of all ages of life; impacting programs such as early education, financial literacy, food security, rides for medical needs and much more. “Androsocoggin Bank employees have continued to show their support of what community means by volunteering, serving as board members and donating in excess of $141,300 over the past 6 years.” stated Executive Director, Joleen Bedard.

Susan Lindkvist, United Way of Androscoggin County loaned executive accepts Androscoggin Bank’s corporate gift from employees Terri-Ann Boisvert, David Pease, Chris Logan and Joani Derocher-Gamache.

"Androscoggin Bank is proud to be a corporate sponsor of United Ways in the 4 counties that we serve. In addition to creating and providing jobs, we believe it is important as a Maine bank to give financially and volunteer time to support and thank the communities that we serve. The United Way is a great partner and has an outstanding record of success in providing essential programs and services to our most vulnerable citizens throughout various stages of their life. 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, and building relationship to foster their prosperity. 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. We have thirteen locations through Central and Southern Maine.  Delivering smarter banking services and products is our commitment – every day. Additional information can be found at

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


For More Information
Matthew Shaw, Director of Campaign & Marketing
United Way of Androscoggin County
207.795.4000 ext. 202

Press Release - UW of Androscoggin - Androscoggin Bank supports United Way
Click here to read article in Twin City Times December 11, 2014 Edition
Click here to see the article in the Sun Journal on December 8, 2014