Dime Foundation Donates $2,500 to Rhode Island Center Assisting those in Need

Dime Bank Foundation recently donated $2,500 to the Rhode Island Center Assisting those in Need (RI CAN) for costs associated with agency operation and program expenses.

Norwich, CT6/7/2017 12:00:00 AMDime Bank Foundation recently donated $2,500 to the Rhode Island Center Assisting those in Need (RI CAN) for costs associated with agency operation and program expenses. The grant will enable them to continue their year round weekly food pick-up and distribution in support of working low-income families and individuals in southern Rhode Island.

Established in 2001 to provide food for the hungry, RI CAN is southern Rhode Island’s largest food distribution pantry. Their mission is to provide, with dignity, emergency food and outreach to thousands of at risk neighbors in southern Rhode Island and surrounding communities.

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 www.dime-bank.com/About-Us/In-The-Community/Dime-Foundation.

About Dime Bank

Established in 1869, Dime Bank is a mutual bank with over $800 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. BauerFinancial, Inc., a national bank rating firm, recognized Dime Bank, as one of the strongest banks in the nation. For more information about Dime Bank, visit https://dime-bank.com.

For more information, contact:

Amber Martin, Assistant Vice President, Associate Director of Marketing

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