November 18, 2011- Portsmouth, NH – Piscataqua Savings Bank in downtown Portsmouth has officially launched its annual “Spirit of Giving” campaign. For the seventh consecutive year the Bank has provided drop boxes to collect donations for two important community service organizations. This year, they are Seacoast Family Promise, which serves homeless families and the Seacoast Family Food Pantry.
Kathleen Donovan, Vice President and Trust Officer at the Bank, chairs the 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 the organizations 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 Seacoast Family Promise’s Wish List:
- Gloves & Mittens
- Personal Care Items
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 as needed. 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 www.piscataqua.com.
Kathy Donovan, Vice President/Trust Officer