Torrington Savings Bank Hosts Holiday Giving Campaign



Torrington Savings Bank employees raised $ 3,704 through their ‘It’s Giving Season’ fundraising campaign to lend a hand to local charities when they need it. Not needed anymore.

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TORRINGTON – Torrington Savings Bank Employees Raised $ 3,704 Through ‘It’s Giving Season’ Fundraising Campaign, Helping Local Charities When They Need It Most .

In 2020, the bank took a different approach from typical holiday collections due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and launched a campaign of monetary matching donations. Because of its success, they have continued the effort this year, according to the bank.

Between Nov 15-Dec 10, employees could donate between $ 10 and $ 100 to local nonprofits, and the bank matched those donations dollar for dollar. Local organizations were selected based on the TSB footprint and include the Food and Fuel Bank of New Hartford; Burlington Food Bank; Torrington Community Soup Kitchen; FISH Torrington; Friendly Hands Food Bank of Torrington; Salvation Army – Torrington; Salvation Army – Bristol; and pantry of fish and bread in northern Canaan

In addition to monetary contributions, employees donated 169 items to support clients of Brian’s Angels, FISH, Sharon Health Center and the YMCA at Winsted.

Lesa A. Vanotti, President and CEO of Torrington Savings Bank, said, “Our employees are generous with their time, funds and talents whenever we call on them. They embody the best of community banking and I’m proud of this latest example of their giving spirit. “



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