Taunton, MA: Mechanics Cooperative Bank, and President and CEO Joseph T. Baptista Jr., are proud to announce the launch of our new Community Grant Program! Mechanics Cooperative Bank, as part of their annual 10% Net Income Pledge, will be donating $25,000 to local non-profit organizations and we want you to decide who gets it!
Now, through December 1, 2015, we will be tracking all votes from Mechanics Cooperative Bank customers to determine which organizations will win and take home the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Prizes!
Voting is simple and is open to all Mechanics Cooperative Bank customers that have a loan or deposit account! Visitwww.Mechanics-Coop.com and click on the Community Grant Program graphic on our homepage for your chance to vote for your favorite local non-profit. The process is simple; (1.) Fill in your customer contact information (2.) Select from our list of non-profits or choose the “Other Organization” to input manually.* (3.) Click “That’s My Vote” at the end of the survey and you’re done!
If you are not a customer of Mechanics Cooperative Bank we would love to receive your vote and the opportunity to serve you! Visitwww.Mechanics-Coop.com to open an account through our new online account opening application today!
We want as many local non-profit organizations included in our Community Grant Program as possible so we are making it easy to be included.*
#LetsKeepitLocal! – any non-profit that posts a photo to Twitter of their organization (employees, members, accountants, maintenance workers, anyone!) using the hashtag #LetsKeepitLocal and tags Mechanics Cooperative Bank (@MechanicsCoop) will be added to our list automatically!* Show us why your non-profit is the best!
#LetsKeepitLocal! – any non-profit that posts a photo to Instagram of their organization (employees, members, accountants, maintenance workers, anyone!) using the hashtag #LetsKeepitLocal and tags Mechanics Cooperative Bank (@Mechanics_Coop) will be added to our list automatically!* Show us why your non-profit is the best!
#LetsKeepitLocal! – any non-profit that posts a photo to their Facebook of their organization (employees, members, accountants, maintenance workers, anyone!) using the hashtag #LetsKeepitLocal and tags Mechanics CooperativeBank (@Mechanics_Coop) will be added to our list automatically!* Show us why your non-profit is the best!
*Please note all “Other Organization” entries must have a valid 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS and must agree to spend the money on local needs to be considered. Winners will be announced by December 15, 2015. In the event of a tie, winners will be chosen at random including all organizations with the same number of votes. Your Social Networking accounts or posts must be public in order for Mechanics Cooperative Bank to access the photo. Any image that is uploaded to a private account will not be counted towards automatic entry.
For more information please contact John McMahon at Mechanics Cooperative Bank directly at 508-823-7744 ext. 1190. Thank you.
10% Net Income Pledge:
Mechanics Cooperative Bank’s Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team are excited to continue their pledge to support our local communities. Mechanics Cooperative Bank will donate at least ten percent (10%) of their annual net income to local non-profit organizations. These funds will have a positive impact on the local communities with Mechanics Cooperative Bank branch locations (Bridgewater, Dighton, Fall River, Somerset, Swansea, Taunton and Westport) as well as their surrounding cities and towns.
The Mechanics Cooperative Bank Charitable Giving Guidelines are focused on supporting community organizations that provide support for affordable housing, economic and job development, educational programs, arts and cultural programs and community sports programs. Donation or sponsorship request information and the Mechanics Cooperative Bank donation form are available on their web site at www.Mechanics-Coop.com.
About Mechanics Cooperative Bank
With total assets of $450 million, Mechanics Cooperative Bank offers a wide variety of personal and business deposit and loan products. As a Massachusetts co-operative bank, 100% of customers’ deposits are always fully insured. Established in 1877, Mechanics Cooperative Bank is Massachusetts’ second-oldest co-operative bank with eight conveniently located branches in Bridgewater, Taunton, North Dighton, Somerset, Swansea, Fall River and Westport. For more information, call 1-888-MECHANICS (632-4264) or visit Mechanics-Coop.com. Member FDIC. Member SIF. Equal Housing Lender.