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Washington Trust Donates $9,500 to Local Food Pantries in Connecticut, Massachusetts & Rhode Island

November 26, 2018

November 21, 2018

Westerly, Rhode Island – This week, ahead of Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season, the Washington Trust Charitable Foundation donated a total of $9,500 to assist 19 local food pantries located across the Southern New England communities in which the Bank serves.

The Washington Trust Charitable Foundation provided $500 donations to the following local organizations:

  • Block Island, RI: Helping Hands of Block Island
  • Coventry, RI: Coventry Community Food Bank
  • Cranston, RI: Comprehensive Community Action in Cranston
  • Hope Valley, RI: RICAN
  • Johnston, RI: Tri-Town Community Action Johnston
  • North Kingstown, RI: North Kingstown Food Pantry
  • North Providence, RI: Tri-Town Community Action North Providence
  • Peace Dale, RI: Jonnycake Center
  • Providence, RI: Intown Churches Association
  • Rumford, RI: Bread of Life Food Pantry in Rumford
  • Warwick, RI: Westbay Community Action
  • Westerly, RI: W.A.R.M. Shelter and Jonnycake Center
  • Glastonbury, CT: Glastonbury Food and Fuel Bank
  • New Haven, CT: Christian Community Action
  • Pawcatuck, CT: Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center
  • Burlington, MA: Greater Boston Food Bank
  • Needham, MA: Needham Community Council
  • Sharon, MA: HESSCO Elder Services

Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at

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