Each food bank will receive $500 for Coronavirus assistance
Franklin Savings Bank announced that its Board of Directors recently approved a $9,500 donation to support 19 local food pantries with keeping their shelves stocked during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
According to Ron Magoon, President & CEO, “We are in the midst of a crisis that is having a significant impact on the lives of our customers and our communities. With no definitive end in sight for this national pandemic, it is important for us to do our part to support those who are struggling with food insecurity during this greatest time of need.”
The following food pantries will each receive $500 to assist with meeting the increasing demand for food: Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry, Bread and Roses, and First Fruits Food Pantry (Franklin area); Northfield-Tilton Congregational Church, St. Mary of the Assumption Church, and St. Joseph Catholic Church (Tilton area); Gilford Got Lunch! Program, St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, and Isiah 61 Café (Gilford area); St. James United Methodist Church Food Pantry and St. Joseph Community Services Meals on Wheels (Merrimack area); Bristol Community Services Food Pantry; Weare Food Pantry; Goffstown Network Food Pantry; New Horizons (Manchester); Open Door Community Kitchen (Penacook); Boscawen Food Pantry; Friendly Kitchen (Concord); and Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter.
Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering a full array of commercial lending, personal banking and investment services. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Gilford, Merrimack and Goffstown. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, Franklin Savings Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services. A recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank is committed to serving the needs of businesses, families and the communities it serves, through a dedicated team of employees, a diverse line of financial products and services, and continued investment in emerging technology.