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Bank of Canton Donates to Quincy Community Action Programs

Bank helps sponsor “Raising the Stakes for QCAP” Fundraiser and Silent Auction.

The Bank of Canton recently donated $5,000 to Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP). This contribution helps sponsor the “Raising the Stakes for QCAP” casino night fundraiser and silent auction on Thursday, October 6 at 6:00 p.m. at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit QCAP programs, which help nearly 20,000 children, adults, and seniors each year to get back on their feet and lead self-sufficient lives.

“Bank of Canton is dedicated to strengthening the community – whether it is through their support of low-and moderate-income first-time homebuyers or their commitment to not-for-profits in the community,” said Beth Ann Strollo, Executive Director of Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. “QCAP is honored to have had the Bank’s support over the years, particularly this year as we face public funding reductions. It is thanks to the generosity of our valued community members like Bank of Canton that we can continue to offer that helping hand to residents in crisis.”

“For over 45 years, Quincy Community Action Programs has been essential in helping families and individuals throughout the South Shore, whether it’s creating affordable housing options, improving the energy efficiency of low-income households, or providing parents with early education and care options,” said Stephen P. Costello, President and CEO of Bank of Canton. “Bank of Canton shares that commitment to assisting first-time homebuyers in reaching their goal of homeownership and giving back to the communities we serve. We hope this event will be a tremendous success and we’re proud to lend our support to such a worthy organization.”

Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. is a leading private non-profit organization in the Greater Quincy area dedicated to reducing poverty and helping low-income people achieve self-sufficiency. QCAP was incorporated in 1965 and is one of 24 Community Action Agencies in Massachusetts serving nearly 20,000 people annually. QCAP’s service area includes Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, Milton, Hull, and surrounding Norfolk County and South Shore Communities.

Bank of Canton has branches in Brookline, Canton, Quincy, and Randolph, and Mortgage Centers in Auburn, Marshfield and Waltham, and lends throughout Massachusetts. Established in 1835, Bank of Canton is a Massachusetts-chartered mutual savings bank that offers its consumer, business and government banking customers access to a full array of deposit, loan, investment and convenience service options. All deposits at Bank of Canton are insured in full with at least $250,000 insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and all deposits above that amount insured by the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). The Bank has no stockholders and profits are paid back to the consumer in the form of better interest rates, personal service and a vast array of financial products and services. For more information, visit: www.ibankcanton.com. Member FDIC. Member DIF. Equal Housing Lender.

 -Press release contributed by Bank of Canton.

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