Monson Savings Bank Pledges $100,000 to the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts
Left to Right: Erica Flores, President of the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Board of Directors; Andrew Morehouse, Executive Director of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts; and Dan Moriarty, Monson Savings Bank President and CEO.
Monson Savings Bank has an unwavering commitment to support all members of the bank’s local communities. This is evident once again with Monson Savings Bank’s recent announcement to donate $100,000 to the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts to support people who struggle with food insecurity. Monson Savings Bank President and CEO, Dan Moriarty, recently attended the Food Bank’s capital campaign kickoff at the Chicopee Moose Lodge where he joined Andrew Morehouse, Executive Director of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, and Erica Flores, President of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Board of Directors to present the donation.
Monson Savings Bank was a major charitable donor to the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts’ capital campaign, which is focused on gathering funding for the new Chicopee facility that will serve as their future headquarters. The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is aiming to raise $22 million to help fund their new headquarters, set to open in 2023. They have surpassed the half way mark and have raised $12 million so far. Monson Savings Bank’s $100,000 contribution to the project helps the Food Bank to reach their goal of providing essential services in an area that is most accessible to those facing food insecurity.
“Monson Savings Bank is a proud supporter of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. It is with great pride and happiness that we make this donation to help fund their new facility,” said Dan Moriarty, President and CEO of Monson Savings Bank. “The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is a pillar in our communities. They help so many of our neighbors, giving them access to a basic need by providing them with meals. The new facility will help them to expand their reach and better serve those who rely upon them for survival.”