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NHMB Receives Granite Award from Granite United Way

New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp (NHMB) was recently awarded with the Granite Award from Granite United Way. NHMB contributed more than $140,000, which included employee donations and matching funds from NHMB and its three subsidiaries: Merrimack County Savings Bank, MillRiver Wealth Management and Meredith Village Savings Bank. The amount raised also includes sponsorships and CDFA tax credits for the Whole Village and the Bridge House energy project in Plymouth.

As part of NHMB’s commitment to non-profit agencies in the communities it serves, matched contributions were distributed through the Granite United Way evenly among 20 non-profit agencies selected by employee vote. The following non-profits each received a donation of $2,374.

  • American Red Cross
  • Boys & Girls Club of Central NH
  • Central NH VNA & Hospice
  • Circle Program
  • Concord Coalition to End Homelessness
  • Concord Family YMCA
  • David's House
  • Friendly Kitchen
  • Genesis Behavioral Health
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Laconia Area Community Land Trust
  • Lakes Region Child Care Services
  • Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter
  • New Beginnings
  • NH Food Bank
  • NH Humane Society
  • Pope Memorial SPCA
  • Riverbend Community Mental Health
  • Salvation Army
  • Second Start

More than 145 employees gave an average of $330 each, for a total of $47,488.78. The success of the organization’s annual United Way giving campaign would not have been possible without the enthusiasm and leadership of employee coordinators: Julie Stoia, Elise Cushing, Heather Hale and Maria Del Mar Acebron.

“We’re very fortunate to have New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp and its employees among our partners in improving lives throughout New Hampshire and beyond,” said Patrick Tufts, President and CEO of Granite United Way. “The combination of employee generosity and their matching corporate gift is a wonderful demonstration of commitment and dedication to our community. It truly is a tribute to the spirit of giving felt throughout this state.”

Granite United Way is an experienced and trusted organization dedicated to leveraging the resources of investors and volunteers to create lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of our community’s most pressing needs. Granite United Way is committed to improving the lives of individuals and families by supporting programs in the areas of education, income and health. Granite United Way works with over 1,000 companies, 25,000 investors and thousands of volunteers every year to make our communities better places to live, work and raise families. Granite United Way serves the Southern (Manchester/Derry/Salem), Merrimack County, North Country, Central NH, Northern and Upper Valley Regions of NH and VT as well as Windsor County, VT. For more information, visit www.graniteuw.org.

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