The 6th Annual Spirit of Giving Campaign

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6th Annual Spirit of Giving Campaign Launched at Piscataqua Savings Bank

November 15, 2010- Portsmouth, NH – Piscataqua Savings Bank in downtown Portsmouth has officially launched its annual “Spirit of Giving” campaign. For the sixth consecutive year the bank has provided drop boxes to collect donations for two important community service organizations: Families First Health and Support Center, and the Seacoast Family Food Pantry.

Kathleen Donovan, Vice President and Trust Officer at the Bank, Chairs this holiday giving campaign. Donovan said, “We are so proud of our Spirit of Giving campaign. It grows stronger each year and there have been so many touching stories as a result. This is the kind of effort that reinforces our commitment to the community and makes us feel great about what we do here every day.”

Drop boxes for each organization are available inside the bank lobby on Pleasant Street in Portsmouth. You can help make this year a happier holiday for countless seacoast families by bringing your donations into Piscataqua Savings Bank.

Top Three Items on Families First Wish List:

  • Diapers and Baby Wipes
  • Clothing
  • School Supplies

Top Three Items on Seacoast Family Food Pantry’s Wish List:

  • Non-perishable Protein: Canned Tuna or Chicken, Beef Stew, Peanut Butter, etc.
  • Personal Care Items: Toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, razors, deodorant, etc.
  • Canned Fruits

Drop boxes are filled and delivered to the appropriate agency several times a week. Your donations are welcomed anytime during the Bank’s Main Lobby hours which are Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

Piscataqua Savings Bank is dedicated to serving local individuals and families and has been a cornerstone of the Portsmouth community since 1877. More information is available at

Kathy Donovan, Vice President/Trust Officer