Dime Bank Foundation donates $5,500 to The Furniture Bank

The Dime Bank Foundation recently donated $5,500 to The Funiture Bank in Gales Ferry to help purchase 100 new beds for low-income families in the area who are experiencing financial hardship.

Norwich, CT2/28/2018 12:00:00 AMThe Dime Bank Foundation recently donated $5,500 to The Funiture Bank in Gales Ferry to help purchase 100 new beds for low-income families in the area who are experiencing financial hardship. This gift was part of the over $200,000 given to local charities and other need-based organizations by the Dime Bank Foundation over the past year.

The Furniture Bank helps people in the community who are referred to them by state and social service agencies, shelters, and churches in New London and Norwich. They accept donations of gently used household furniture and new beds, for distribution to clients in need in Southeastern Connecticut.

About Dime Bank Foundation

In 1998, Dime Bank established the Dime Foundation enabling the bank to support and give back to the communities it serves. The foundation provides funding for charitable, cultural, literary, scientific, and educational non-profit organizations. For more information about Dime Bank Foundation, visit https://dime-bank.com/About-Us/In-The-Community/Dime-Foundation.

Established in 1869, Dime Bank is a mutual bank with over $817 million in assets and 12 convenient branch locations throughout southeastern and shoreline Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island. As a full-service financial institution, Dime offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, trust services, and through Dime Investment Services, a subsidiary of Dime Bank, insurance and investment services – all delivered with a personal touch. For more information about Dime Bank, visit https://dime-bank.com.

For more information, contact:

Amber W. Martin, Associate Director of Marketing

P: 860.859.4347
C: 860.978.4116
F: 860.823.1787
E: amartin@dime-bank.com