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Bristol County Savings Bank Presents $10,000 Grant to Downtown Taunton Foundation for Lighting of the Green and Lights On Festival


2015_BCSB_Taunton_Foundation_2112_4X6TAUNTON, MA, December 3, 2015 — Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB), through its Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation (BCSCF), recently presented a $10,000 grant to the Downtown Taunton Foundation as part of its role as Premier Sponsor of the Lighting of the Green and Lights On 2015 festival. The annual community celebration, featuring live entertainment, kid’s activities, fireworks and a magical display of holiday lights sure to get the whole family in the holiday spirit, will take place Saturday, December 5th from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Bristol County Savings Bank is an active supporter in the communities it serves. The Foundation was established in 1996 as part of the Bank’s 150th Anniversary celebration. Its purpose is to fund needs that contribute to the economic and the social well-being of the people and institutions located in greater Attleboro/Taunton Region, the greater New Bedford/Dartmouth Region, the Fall River Region and the Pawtucket, Rhode Island Region with particular emphasis in the areas of education and literacy, economic development and housing for the low- to moderate-income population. Since the Foundation began, more than $14 million has been committed to hundreds of different non-profit organizations. In 2015, the Foundation awarded just under $1.7 million to various 501(c)(3) organizations.