Local Bank Donates to Giving Trees for Life, Inc
Southbridge, MA— Savers Bank recently presented the not-for-profit corporation, Giving Trees for Life, Inc., with a donation for $1,000. Located in Southbridge, MA, Giving Trees for Life, Inc. focuses on breast cancer prevention by supporting research and support services to cancer victims. The fund drive proceeds will also support the development of educational materials geared toward student and adults about the importance of health implications by what they put in and on their bodies.
Giving Trees for Life, Inc. is an all-volunteer organization that raises money by holding an event, The Festival of Giving Trees each year in December. This year’s event will be held on December 1st – 4 th at the La Salle Reception Center located at 444 Main Street in Southbridge, MA and features more than 100 uniquely decorated trees on display. Patrons of the event can purchase raffle tickets to try and win their favorite tree and enjoy a full schedule of festival entertainment. The proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the following agencies, the Cancer Center at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, Silent Spring Institute, and the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition.
In addition to the donation which will support the Santa’s Toy Shoppe and Senior Day Luncheon, Savers Bank will design a tree to be raffled and also provide volunteer support during the event. “Giving Trees for Life does a commendable job assisting in educational outreach to high school students and adults in making better choices for their health, we are proud to support their fund raising efforts this year”, said Joe Coderre, President and CEO of Savers Bank.
Savers Bank is a full service community bank with offices in Southbridge, Uxbridge, Auburn, Grafton, Charlton, and Sturbridge. Savers Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Home Loan Bank, the Co-operative Central Bank, and Massachusetts Bankers Association. Founded in 1910, Savers Bank has assets of over $475 million, offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking services, and a strong legacy of community commitment and customer service.