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#NHBanksGiveBack 2023

In October of 2023, member banks participated in #NHBanksGiveBack, a volunteer celebration during the month by the New Hampshire banking industry to celebrate the impact banks in New Hampshire have in their communities.

27 member banks participated. Results were amazing!

Number of Participating Banks
Number of Organizations Helped
Number of Volunteer Events
Number of Volunteers
Number of Hours Volunteered
Total Monetary Donations

Volunteer activities were many and included these plus so much more:

  • Shred events
  • Community non-profit board service
  • Food baskets and food bank volunteers
  • Clothing donations
  • Soup Kitchen food preparation and serving
  • Various walk/run fundraising events
  • Road and property cleanups
  • Trunk or Treat volunteers
  • Financial Literacy and Estate Planning outreach

Monetary sponsorships totaling $504,900 included many local community fundraisers. Here’s just a sample:

  • Lunch subsidies
  • Food drives and soup kitchens
  • Firefighters and Search & Rescues
  • Senior Citizen events assistance
  • Animal Rescue Leagues
  • School and youth sports fundraisers
  • Homelessness fundraisers
  • Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the state
  • Home building and renovations

“We are thrilled with the results of this year’s 3rd Annual ‘NH Banks Give Back” campaign. In just three short years, the volunteer efforts of our member banks have contributed more than $1.3 million in financial support to our state and communities, backed by over 5,000 volunteer hours spread out over more than 800 charitable events.” said Kristy Merrill, President of NH Bankers."

“Our member banks and their thousands of employees proudly serve their greater communities every day – not just through helping people achieve their dreams through a small business loan or buying their first home – but through community service and financial support."

"The photos included below tell a wonderful story of a commitment to consistently doing good and the enduring value of civic leadership and community engagement by New Hampshire’s banking industry."

Shout out to our participating members:

Bangor Savings Bank
Bank of America
Bank of New Hampshire
Bar Harbor Bank and Trust
Claremont Savings Bank
Enterprise Bank
First Seacoast Bank
Franklin Savings Bank
JP Morgan Chase

Kennebunk Savings Bank
Ledyard Bank
Mascoma Bank
M&T Bank
Meredith Village Savings Bank
Merrimack County Savings Bank
Millyard Bank
NBT Bank
Newburyport Bank

Pentucket Bank
Piscataqua Savings Bank
Primary Bank
Salem Co-operative Bank
Savings Bank of Walpole
Sugar River Bank
TD Bank
The Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank
M&T Bank

View photos from many participating banks' events

#NHBanksGiveBack 2023
#NHBanksGivesBack 2023
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