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  • North Brookfield Savings Bank, in Partnership with the Community, Continues the Fight Against Hunger with Annual Fall Food Drive

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    September 16, 2019
    As summer comes to a close and the leaves start to turn, North Brookfield Savings Bank is gearing up for their Annual Fall Food Drive fundraiser, offering the perfect chance to share some kindness, support the community and help those in need during the season of giving.
    North Brookfield Savings Bank’s Fall Food Drive fundraiser, held during the entire month of October, helps provide much needed food items to local neighbors and families in need. The Bank’s goal is to collect at least 3,500 items total, but the Bank will be contributing monetarily and is issuing a challenge to the community. For every item collected through the community, North Brookfield Savings Bank will contribute $1, for a total of up to $3,000, to help fund the pantries’ operations.
    Community members are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items, paper goods and toiletries, or any monetary donations at any of NBSB’s convenient branches anytime from October 1st through the 31st with the proceeds going directly to local food pantries.
    Drop off locations:
    • North Brookfield Branch: 9 Gilbert Street
    • East Brookfield: 100 West Main Street, Route 9
    • West Brookfield Branch: 128 West Main Street, Route 9
    • Ware Branch & Business Center: 40 Main Street, Route 9
    • Belchertown Branch: 4 Daniel Shays Highway, Routes 9 & 202
    • Palmer Branch: 1051 Thorndike Street
    • Three Rivers Branch: 2060 Main Street
    Examples of nonperishable and non-food items that pantries can use are: paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, diapers and baby wipes; deodorant, soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste; dry and canned pasta and soups, canned meats, tuna and salmon, peanut butter, jelly, tea bags and ground coffee; canned vegetables and fruits, hot and cold cereals, rice, cake mixes, pancake mix, syrup, powdered milk and granulated sugar; canned juices, baby food, baby formula, granola and cereal bars.
    “The unfortunate reality is that there are people who still struggle with hunger close to home in our local communities. The Food Drive is a great opportunity for local community members and North Brookfield Savings Bank to work together to make a real difference in our communities by helping our neighbors,” said North Brookfield Savings Bank President & CEO Donna Boulanger. “It is always heartwarming to see the kindness and generosity displayed through this drive by our communities and we are so grateful for the contributions they make each year.”
    To learn more about North Brookfield Savings Bank’s community giving efforts and all of the convenient banking products and services offered, visit www.NorthBrookfieldSavingsBank.com.

    North Brookfield Savings Bank is a mutual savings bank with full-service branches in North Brookfield, East Brookfield, West Brookfield, Ware, Belchertown, Palmer, and Three Rivers Village of Palmer. NBSB offers a wide variety of deposit and loan products for individuals and businesses throughout Central and Western Massachusetts and has been a steadfast supporter of the communities in which it serves since 1854. North Brookfield Savings Bank is a 2018 Banking Choice 1st place award recipient in all categories including Overall Quality, Customer Service, Technology and Tools, and Community Contribution. All deposits are insured by the FDIC and the Depositors Insurance Fund. For additional information, please call 1-866-711-6272 or visit us online at www.NorthBrookfieldSavingsBank.com.
    Nicole Syriac, Marketing Assistant
    nsyriac@banknbsb.com, (508) 867-7442