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Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation Awards Grants to Thirteen Taunton-Attleboro Area Non-Profits Today

Taunton Attleboro March 2016 Taunton GroupTAUNTON, MA, March 2, 2016 — Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB), through its charitable foundation, awarded grants totaling $83,625 to thirteen non-profit organizations in the Taunton-Attleboro, Massachusetts area during a ceremony which took place today at the Holiday Inn at 700 Myles Standish Blvd. in Taunton.  The organizations that received checks from the Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation (BCSCF) are as follows: Boys & Girls Club of Taunton, Inc. ($10,000); Executive Service Corps of New England ($10,000); Friends of the Attleboro Recreation, Inc. ($5,000); Greater Taunton Community Services Center, Inc. ($10,000); Old Colony Habitat for Humanity ($5,000); Taunton Area School to Career, Inc. ($10,000); Community Visiting Nurse Agency ($1,500); Rehoboth Antiquarian Society ($7,125); Society of St. Vincent DePaul, Annunciation of the Lord Parish ($3,000); St. Jude Chapter of St. Vincent DePaul Society ($3,000); St. Vincent DePaul Society-District of Attleboro ($10,000); Triumph, Inc. ($5,000); and Taunton Emergency Task Force, Inc. ($4,000).

“I don’t think we have ever presented so many grants at one time in the Taunton-Attleboro area.  That tells me that there are more and more organizations doing their best to make a positive impact in the local community,” said Patrick J. Murray, Jr., President & CEO of BCSB and President of the BCSCF.  “Being a community bank, it is a core principle of ours to support the neighborhoods were our customers live and work so we look forward to seeing firsthand the good work these not-for-profit organizations will do throughout the area with the grants provided.”

Taunton Attleboro March 2016 Attleboro GroupBristol County Savings Bank is an active supporter in the communities in which 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 the greater Taunton/Attleboro 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, over $15 million has been committed to hundreds of different non-profit organizations.  In 2015, the Foundation awarded $1.7 million to various 501©(3) organizations.