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Bank of Canton Collects Over 400 Clothing Items for Charities

Customers donate hundreds of winter accessories during bank’s annual Mitten Tree drive (Quincy release)

Mitten tree with items

The Mitten Tree at Bank of Canton’s 60 McGrath Highway branch in Quincy.

CANTON, Mass. (January 11, 2018) – Bank of Canton collected 429 winter accessories for local charities last month, as part of its annual holiday Mitten Tree drive.

Customers and employees of the bank’s 60 McGrath Highway branch in Quincy donated handmade and newly purchased hats, mittens, socks and scarves to benefit Quincy’s Interfaith Social Services organization, dedicated to improving life for South Shore families and individuals in need. The donated items adorned the branch’s tree throughout the month of December.

“We’re grateful to our generous customers and staff who did an excellent job covering our Mitten Trees with donations,” said Stephen P. Costello, president and CEO of Bank of Canton. “We had tremendous participation in all of our communities this year, and I’m pleased to see this holiday tradition grow and benefit even more of our neighbors in need.”

The Mitten Tree collection drive was part of Bank of Canton’s holiday promotion, which also included a free public showing of the animated movie Arthur Christmas at the bank’s 250-seat auditorium in Canton, as well as a “crazy holiday sweater” drawing contest that awarded $1,000 to young artists.

 

About Bank of Canton

Established in 1835, Bank of Canton is a Massachusetts-chartered mutual savings bank that offers its consumer, business and government banking customers access to a full array of deposit, loan, investment and convenience service options. As a mutual savings bank, the bank has no stockholders and acts exclusively in the best interests of its customers and communities. The bank lends throughout Massachusetts, and has branches in Canton, Quincy and Randolph and mortgage centers in Auburn and Marshfield. All deposits are fully insured between the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). For more information, visit www.ibankcanton.com. Member FDIC. Member DIF. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS #408169.

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