BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchants Bank is delighted to announce that they recently presented The DREAM Program with a $15,000.00 donation!
"This gift from Merchants Bank is absolutely wonderful and couldn't be timelier," Stated Mike Loner, The DREAM Program CEO. "Working with college students from nine different campuses and youth from 15 affordable housing neighborhoods, The DREAM Program currently supports over 250 mentoring pairs across the State of Vermont. Over the next school-year we hope to expand our program's reach and impact and support from Merchants Bank will allow us to do that."
"We pride ourselves in reinvesting in the communities we serve," said Erika Baldasaro, Community Banking Division and Sales Manager at Merchants Bank. "Ensuring our youth have the tools they need to succeed is essential. The DREAM Program volunteers give support and hope to those who need it most and we are pleased to support their mission."
About Merchants Bank:
A Vermont-chartered commercial bank established in 1849, Merchants Bank is the largest Vermont-based bank. The bank's business, municipal, consumer, and investment customers enjoy personalized relationships, sophisticated online and mobile banking options, with 31 branches in Vermont and 1 location in Massachusetts, operating as NUVO, A division of Merchants Bank. American Banker ranks Merchants Bank a "Top 200" in America among 851 peers. For more information, go to www.mbvt.com. Where do you want to grow? (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender, NASDAQ "MBVT")
Contact: Anita Bourgeois
Merchants Bank, 275 Kennedy Drive, S. Burlington, VT 05403
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