Clinton Savings Bank donated $1,000 to benefit Bears on Board Inc. The program provides teddy bears to first responders and social workers to give to children who need comfort during times of crisis.

Oxford-based bankHometown has launched the 15thAnnual Neighbors Helping Neighbors campaign. bankHometown will match funds donated by customers and community members; funds will be distributed to several area food pantries. Last year’s campaign raised $25,000.

Clinton Savings Bank
Clinton Savings Bank matched funds raised by employees, who donated $5 each to dress down for a day, resulting in a total contribution of $1,000 to benefit Bears on Board Inc. The program provides teddy bears to first responders and social workers to give to children who need comfort during times of crisis.

HarborOne Bank
Brockton-based HarborOne Bank has launched its fourth annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign. The bank is accepting donations of non-perishable food to provide local food pantries and hunger programs with in-kind donations and financial support. Donations can be made at any HarborOne branch.

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union
Lowell-based Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union announced the recipients of this year’s Steve Jones Legacy Fund: A Bed for Every Child (Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless), Greater Lowell Family YMCA, Town of Chelmsford Scholarship Committee, My Father’s House and D’Youville Life & Wellness Community. The fund is in memory of Steve Jones, a 20-year veteran of the credit union and Lowell community volunteer.

M&T Bank
M&T Bank, with branches nationwide including in Massachusetts, has donated $5,000 to Road to Responsibility, one of the larges human service providers in the state.

Mortgage Network
Danvers-based Mortgage Network Inc. partnered with Rebuilding Together Boston and the Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association to rebuild the home of the local Dorchester woman. The work included new kitchen cabinets and appliances, new doors, windows, landscaping, plumbing, electrical work and a rebuilt porch, roof and ceiling.

Framingham-based MutualOne has awarded $2,500 to the Framingham Cultural Council. The grant will be used to help support local activities that contribute to the cultural vitality of the Framingham community.

Newburyport Bank
Employees from the Dover branch of Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank participated in Great Bay Services’ Third Annual Bowl-A-Thon. The event raised funds to support services provided by Great Bay Services.

RTN Federal Credit Union
Waltham-based RTN Federal Credit Union donated $4,467 to the Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund to support relief efforts following the gas explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover. Funds collected in RTN Federal Credit Union branches totaled $2,233; the credit union’s charitable foundation matched donations.

Reading Cooperative Bank
All Reading Cooperative Bank locations are accepting donations of new or gently used blankets to support the Mission of Deeds in Reading.

Village Bank
Newton-based The Village Bank is sponsoring its fourth annual Warm Winter Wishes gift drive to benefit local homeless families served by Family Promise Metrowest. The Wayland branch at 62 Boston Post Road is accepting donations of new winter hats, scarves, gloves, mittens or warm socks for adults and children from through Dec. 10.

Community Good Works

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