Bridgewater Savings Bank donates $2,000 to School on Wheels of MA

September 08, 2017 - Financial Digest

Raynham, MA According to Bridgewater Savings Bank, its employees and the BSB Charitable Foundation has made a donation of $2,000 to School on Wheels of MA.

School on Wheels of MA (SOWMA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate children impacted by homelessness by providing academic support and one-on-one mentoring so that children can reach their full potential. Many children impacted by homelessness attend schools located in our communities.

Shown (from left) are: Lena Hajjar, SOWMA Systems and communications coordinator; Barbara Fox,
SOWMA community outreach director;Diane Pereira, BSB marketing coordinator;
Brittany Schmidt, BSB commercial credit analyst; Carol DeMoranville, BSB senior vice president;
Bethany Souto, BSB payroll & benefits administrator; Rick Fisher, BSB executive vice president;
Kris Resendes, BSB vice president; Cathy Milani, BSB vice president; Michelle Fraser, BSB accounting assistant;
James Morin, BSB assistant operations officer; and Suzanne Catraio, BSB vice president.


BSB Employees donated money and school supplies to dress in jeans on Friday, August 11. With an additional contribution from the Bridgewater Savings Charitable Foundation, a total of $2,000 was donated to SOWMA.

“A surprising number of students in our communities are homeless,” said Peter Dello Russo, Bridgewater Savings president and CEO. “The work that Cheryl Opper, SOWMA Founder & Executive Director, and School on Wheels of MA provides is priceless. We at Bridgewater Savings strive to help our communities and we are excited to provide assistance to programs such as this that educate children impacted by homelessness.”

The Bridgewater Savings Charitable Foundation was established in 2003. Bridgewater Savings is a full service financial institution offering commercial, consumer and residential loans as well as business and personal banking. 

Bridgewater Savings is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and a member of the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). Bridgewater Savings is an Equal Housing Lender.


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