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Season of Sharing: Together We Made a Difference

December 22nd, 2016 | By Jay O'Brien

Season of Sharing 2016By Jay O’Brien, Executive Vice President, Commercial and Retail Banking

The 2016 Sandy Spring Bank Season of Sharing has come to an end, and we’re proud to announce that we will feed 35,000 people across Maryland, Virginia and D.C. Thank you to the hundreds of Sandy Spring Bank employees who volunteered their time and resources to various organizations across the region. You truly brought to life our guiding principles in a meaningful way. Thank you clients and social media supporters who helped our Season of Sharing efforts go even further. And thank you to our non-profit partners for the work you do every day for our communities.

During the Season of Sharing – and all year long – it is our priority to be responsive to the needs of our neighbors and the communities we serve. As your local financial partner, our goal is to provide individuals, families, businesses, shareholders and our employees the opportunity to succeed in life. Their success is our success, ultimately making a difference in the world.

Together, we accomplished a great deal for our neighbors in need.

12 different charities benefited from our Season of Sharing activities
500 + Sandy Spring Bank employees participated in Season of Sharing events
600 + hours were donated by Sandy Spring Bank employees
2,300 + PB & J sandwiches were made for local families
35,000 meals were donated to local food banks
300 + warm meals provided to children and families across our footprint
300 + non-perishable food items collected for local food banks
600 + food kits packed for students in need
$8,000 + worth of new toys donated to thousands of economically-disadvantaged children

In case you missed it, please read our Season of Sharing posts on Facebook  and Twitter that showcase our impact in the community.

May the season of sharing spirit be with you and your family today and throughout the New Year. We look forward to working together in 2017 to deliver outstanding results for our community.