People’s United Bank Celebrates the Holiday Season by Giving Back

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Volunteer and Charitable Events in Boston, Beverly, Danvers, Lynn, Salem and Worcester

Employee volunteers from People’s United Bank’s offices and branch locations will continue to be active in their communities this holiday season serving meals, preparing gifts, and supporting  those in need. A special highlight of the holiday season will be the annual tree lighting in Danvers Square on December 9, hosted at the bank’s North Shore headquarters on Conant Street.  For information on any of the activities listed below, please contact Kevin Noyes, Vice President of Community Development for People’s United Bank at 978-739-0253.

November 25 (Danvers) – People’s United Bank volunteers helped children at the First Steps Child Care Center serve Thanksgiving dinner to their parents.

December 1-18 (Boston) – People’s United Bank’s employees conduct a food drive to benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank’s Holiday Meal Drive.

December 9 (Danvers) – People’s United Bank’s Conant Street office in Danvers is hosting the Care Dimensions Annual Tree Lighting in Danvers Square from 5-8 p.m. https://give.hns.org/pages/tree-of-lights-2015

December 11 (Salem) – People’s United Bank Employees conduct a Gift Drive for Children’s Friends and Family Services in Salem where 200 children will receive gifts from bank employees (delivery of gifts is slated for 2 p.m.) http://childrensfriend.net/

December (Danvers) – People’s United Bank’s volunteers will host a birthday party for children and families living in the Econo Lodge in Danvers (in conjunction with the non-profit Birthday Wishes). https://www.birthdaywishes.org/

December 17 (Beverly) – People’s United Bank VP Kevin Noyes will dress as Santa for the Connecting Young Mom’s Annual Holiday Party at Beverly Hospital.

December 19 (Beverly) – People’s United Bank VP Jack Good will  be coordinating bell ringers and ringing a bell for the Salvation Army in conjunction with the Beverly Rotary.

December 21 (Lynn) – People’s United Bank’s volunteers are going to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless to assist with holiday cake orders, putting them together and getting the cakes ready for delivery.  http://www.mahomeless.org/

December 22 (Lynn) – People’s United Bank’s volunteers will sort toys and prepare orders for families at the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless’ warehouse in Lynn. http://www.mahomeless.org/

All December (Worcester) – The People’s United Bank Commercial Lending Group in Worcester will be gathering a donation for Children’s Friend, that serves children and families whose lives have been affected by difficulties including abuse, neglect, family instability, death, substance abuse, and mental, emotional and physical problems. http://www.childrensfriend.org/?page_id=8

People’s United Bank, its employees, and its foundation, continue to be leaders in their charitable giving and grant donations to local and national non-profit organizations as well as local communities. The Bank organizes regular “Jeans Days” where staff can wear jeans to work if they make a donation to a non-profit organization, which are chosen by staff, staff also participate regularly in volunteer activities. Jeans Days have $15,000 for local non-profits in the bank’s communities.  Additionally, the People’s United Community Foundation and the People’s United Community Foundation of Eastern Massachusetts (formerly the Danversbank Charitable Foundation) provide vital financial support to a variety of non-profit organizations in Massachusetts by providing in excess of $1,150,000 in grants in 2015.

People’s United Bank is a subsidiary of People’s United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $36 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.