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Season of Sharing – By the Numbers

December 18th, 2014 | By Sandy Spring Bank

By Denise Stokes, Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing and Retail

Sandy Spring Bank Season of SharingAs the 2014 Season of Sharing comes to a close, I would like to take a moment to say thank you. Thank you to the hundreds of Sandy Spring Bank employees who donated their time and resources to numerous local charities. Thank you to our community and non-profit partners for giving us the opportunity to work with and support your organizations. Thank you to the hundreds of individuals who participated in our social media campaign and helped us donate thousands of meals to area Food Banks. To the thousands of people we reached online, we hope that you enjoyed learning about the organizations we supported throughout the campaign.

The collective impact the Season of Sharing made across six counties throughout Maryland and Northern Virginia is impressive.

  • 10 Different charities benefited from our Season of Sharing activities
  • 300 Sandy Spring Bank employees participated in Season of Sharing events
  • 350 Hours were volunteered by Sandy Spring Bank employees
  • 3,000+ PB&J sandwiches were made for Our Daily Bread
  • 515 Food kits were delivered to children in Northern Virginia through ‘Meals for Young Minds’
  • 300+ Non-perishable food items were collected for local food banks
  • 15,500+ Meals were donated through social media sharing
  • 24,000+ Meals were donated through our checking account promotion
  • 6 Surprise donations were made to local charities
  • 3,000 Dollars were donated to local charities

I would like to thank all Sandy Spring Bank employees, clients, and social media supporters who helped us to make this year’s Season of Sharing campaign our most successful yet. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Have a safe and happy holiday season!

 

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