Dime Bank Celebrates Season of Giving with Year End Grants

Norwich, CT – The Dime Bank Foundation has announced that their 2018 philanthropic contributions back to the community has now surpassed $200,000 with their most recent gifting of over $75,000 to twenty-five local charities as part of the Bank’s annual “Season of Giving.” Every year at the holidays, donations are made throughout the community by Dime in an effort to help assure that those in need are cared for in life’s most basic needs – food, warm clothing and shelter. 
Among the recipients were Arc of New London County, Child and Family Agency of Southeastern CT, the Olean Center, New London Homeless Hospitality Center, Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, St. Vincent de Paul Place, United Way of Southeastern CT, High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc., The Furniture Bank, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, Thames River Community Service, and Madonna Place. 
“Our tradition of giving back at the holidays is extremely important to our Board of Directors and employees at Dime,” said Nick Caplanson, Dime’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “At a time when there are so many changes occurring in the local banking market, we are proud to be standing strong and able to continue to support our communities in a meaningful way.”
In 2019, Dime Bank will be celebrating its 150th year as a mutual community-based bank. For more information on the Bank’s history and planned events to celebrate their 150th anniversary, please visit dime-bank.com

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About Dime Bank
Established in 1869, Dime Bank is a mutual bank with over $817 million in assets and 12 convenient branch locations throughout southeastern and shoreline Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island. As a full-service financial institution, Dime offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, trust services, and through Dime Investment Services, a subsidiary of Dime Bank, insurance and investment services – all delivered with a personal touch. BauerFinancial, Inc., a national bank rating firm, recognized Dime Bank, as one of the strongest banks in the nation. For more information about Dime Bank, visit https://dime-bank.com. Member FDIC. 

About Dime Bank Foundation
In 1998, Dime Bank established the Dime Foundation enabling the bank to support and give back to the communities it serves. The foundation provides funding for charitable, cultural, literary, scientific, and educational non-profit organizations. For more information about Dime Bank Foundation, visit https://dime-bank.com/About-Us/In-The-Community/Dime-Foundation