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bankHometown Commits $25,000 to Millbury/Sutton Fuel Fund for 2024

Millbury, Massachusetts — February 5, 2024 —

In time for this winter’s home heating season, bankHometown has contributed an additional $25,000 to its fuel assistance program for Millbury and Sutton residents. The fund, which is part of the bank’s charitable giving program, The Giving Tree, was first established in 2005 to help low-income families pay their home energy costs. This latest commitment

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bankHometown Raises $84,400 for Local Food Pantries in 20th Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Drive

Oxford, Massachusetts — February 1, 2024 —

Robert J. Morton, president and CEO of bankHometown, announced that the bank’s 20th annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors fundraising drive raised $84,400 for local food pantries. This brings the total amount raised since the program’s inception to $415,400. The annual appeal is part of bankHometown’s charitable giving program, The Giving Tree, which reflects the bank’s commitment

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bankHometown Donates $27,000 to United Way

Oxford, Massachusetts — January 26, 2024 —

bankHometown and its employees recently made donations of more than $27,000 to three United Way organizations in Central Massachusetts. Employees pledged over $17,000 of their own funds in the bank’s United Way workplace campaign for 2024. Combined with the bank’s donation of $10,000, the campaign total of $27,419 will be divided among the United Way

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Friendly House receives grants from FHLBank Boston and bankHometown

Oxford, Massachusetts — December 12, 2023 —

FHLBank Boston recently recognized bankHometown for its commitment to affordable housing, awarding a $2,000 grant to Friendly House, Worcester, the nonprofit organization selected by bankHometown. bankHometown in turn matched the grant through its own charitable giving program, The Giving Tree, providing Friendly House with an additional $2,000, bringing total donations to $4,000. Through the FHLBank Boston’s Grants

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bankHometown Commits $10,000 to Millbury Parents Club

Oxford, Massachusetts — October 30, 2023 —

bankHometown and its charitable giving program, The Giving Tree, recently pledged $10,000 over three years to the Millbury Parents Club, supporting the club’s mission to fund educational activities and experiences for students in Millbury Public Schools. This brings the bank’s support over the last decade to more than $30,000. “Education is the key to a bright

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bankHometown Awards $4,000 in Scholarships to Area Grads

Oxford, Massachusetts — August 30, 2023 —

As part of the bank’s charitable giving program, The Giving Tree, and its commitment to youth and education, bankHometown recently awarded $4,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors of two local high schools. Five students from Millbury High School and three students from Sutton High School were each awarded $500 scholarships. The recipients demonstrated both academic

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bankHometown Donates $22,000 to United Way

Oxford, Massachusetts — February 14, 2023 —

bankHometown and its employees recently made donations totaling more than $22,000 to three United Way organizations in Central Massachusetts. Employees pledged more than $19,000 of their own funds in support of the bank’s United Way workplace campaign. Combined with the bank’s direct contribution, the campaign total of $22,485 will be divided among the United Way

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