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Bank of Canton Funds New Recreational Equipment at Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children

Bank’s $5,000 donation used to purchase mobility strollers for PRHC’s running club

Front row, from left: PRHC patients Jamian Santos and Jasper Habwe. Back row: Danielle Provencher, behavioral health clinician at PRHC; David Scarcella (NMLS #753411), Bank of Canton’s vice president of branch management and administration; Stephen P. Costello, Bank of Canton’s president & CEO; Ruby Cherfils, PRHC’s CEO; Lynne McCormack (NMLS #462542), Bank of Canton’s commercial loan & deposit concierge; and Julian Concannon, occupational therapist at PRHC. Photo by Jack Foley Photography.

CANTON, Mass. (July 7, 2021) – Bank of Canton recently donated $5,000 to the Massachusetts Hospital School Foundation, to fund the purchase of five new Advance Mobility Freedom Strollers for the Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children’s (PRHC) newly created running club, The Chariots.

“Our recreational programs are vital to our patients’ quality of life,” said Ruby Cherfils, CEO of PRHC. “The running club is an opportunity for our patients to feel physically and emotionally empowered, and become active participants in their surrounding community.

“The new mobility strollers that Bank of Canton funded will bring excitement and new experiences to many eager children and young adults,” Cherfils continued. “We are very grateful for the bank’s contribution and its longstanding support of our mission and our patients.”

Since 2005, Bank of Canton has given more than $2.42 million to local charities and nonprofit organizations through donations and sponsorships. In 2020, the bank was recognized with a Corporate Citizenship Award from the Boston Business Journal for the second straight year.

“Bank of Canton is proud to support PRHC and its new Chariots running club,” said Stephen P. Costello, president and CEO of Bank of Canton. “We’re a bank that believes in community, and we’re very pleased to make a contribution that helps these young adults experience and enjoy more community activities.”

To learn more about PRHC or to donate, visit www.prhc.us.


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 a mortgage center in Auburn. 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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