Camden National Bank announced a community donation of over 2,000 personal care items to local homeless shelters. Employees across the region collected toiletries from its 58 banking centers and made personal contributions at the bank’s annual employee appreciation night.
In addition, 650 bath towels were donated to homeless shelters in local communities on behalf of every Camden National Bank employee. The donation represents the bank’s commitment to supporting the work of homeless shelters through their [email protected] program, established in 2015 to provide essential assistance to those in need. Every time a customer finances a new home through Camden National Bank, the bank donates $100 to a local homeless shelter. To date, more than $670,000 in unrestricted funds has been donated to more than 50 homeless shelters in northern New England, according to press release from public relations and communications specialist Katie Krott. , Camden National Bank, Portland.
“Giving back and supporting our community is an important part of our culture,” said Greg Dufour, President and CEO. “We have a long history of supporting our local shelters, which are so instrumental in caring for members of our community in need, and we are thrilled to be able to make this donation on behalf of our employees.”
With offices in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Camden National Bank is committed to making a difference in the communities where its employees live and work. Employees are passionate about providing financial expertise to clients and volunteering locally in their communities. In 2021 alone, nearly 7,000 volunteer hours were contributed by bank employees to approximately 230 nonprofit organizations, and $50,000 was donated by the bank to 89 nonprofit organizations in l honor of employee volunteers.
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