Mechanics Savings Bank Donates to Community Concepts to Support Local Financial Stability
Shawn Yardley, Community Concepts CEO, accepts a check from Marianne Mason, Senior Vice President, Compliance Officer and Rick Vail, President & CEO, both of Mechanics Savings Bank.
September 11, 2017 - AUBURN, ME–Mechanics Savings Bank has made an investment of $5,000 in Community Concepts to support the organization’s overall work towards helping people with low income achieve personal and financial stability, with a particular emphasis placed on advancing financial literacy.
Community Concepts offers free financial counseling to individuals and families to help them achieve their financial goals.
Mechanics Savings is a proud supporter of financial stability for everyone in our local communities through its ongoing volunteerism and charitable giving.
“This financial literacy partnership with Community Concepts is a natural fit for Mechanics Savings” said Rick Vail, Mechanics Savings Bank President & CEO. “We are both local organizations striving to support the needs of families and businesses in the communities we serve.”
The donation will help Community Concepts advance its work helping families that need a hand up.
“Support from Mechanics Savings is so valuable as we help low income families in our communities prosper,” said Community Concepts CEO Shawn Yardley. “These funds are vital to our work. We thank Mechanics Savings and look forward to our partnership expanding in years to come.”
To find out more about financial coaching at Community Concepts and schedule a one-on-one session, call (207) 333-6419.
About Community Concepts:
Community Concepts is a nonprofit organization supporting residents in Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin counties with a dynamic range of programs: children and family services, transportation, heating and utility assistance, affordable housing, and financing for housing and businesses. www.Community-Concepts.org.
About Mechanics Savings Bank:
Mechanics Savings Bank was founded in 1875 as a mutual savings bank and has branches located in Auburn, Brunswick, Lewiston and Windham. The bank remains committed to giving back to the communities it serves through charitable giving and volunteerism. Mechanics supports education, social welfare, arts and community events that positively impact and benefit the residents of Androscoggin and Cumberland Counties. Mechanics Savings Bank is an equal housing lender and Member FDIC.