Liberty Bank - Old Saybrook Rotary Thanksgiving Dinner Drive
For 2022, Rotary will again contribute to this fund with Liberty Bank matching 25%.
We are pleased to have raised $2,238 which was donated to the Shoreline Soup Kitchens.
Rotary members contribute to the fund from our "happy bucks" at meetings over several months. Liberty Bank does a match and the money is distributed to those in need by the town's social services agency.
$1,221.66 for the Meals on Wheels program
$1,294.18 going to the Shoreline Soup Kitchen
This year Rotary teamed up with Liberty Bank to raise $1,304.95
Our club gathered donations totaling $2,703.41. This brings the total raised to $167,476.11 – a RECORD!
The Liberty Bank Foundation added $41,869.03* in matching funds for a grand total of: $209,489.82!
The total amount raised this year was $182,002.35. This included the Liberty match of $36,397.27 to what Rotary clubs in our district raised.
Below, from left: Rebecca Brodersen, Westbrook Youth & Family; Jason Smith, Liberty Bank and Rotary Old Saybrook; Mary Seidner, Lymes' Youth Service Bureau; Gerri Lewis, President-Elect Rotary Old Saybrook; and Susan Consoli, LPC, Old Saybrook Social Services. The Rotary Old Saybrook in partnership with Liberty Bank raised $800.00 to support the Thanksgiving dinner effort in these 3 towns.
This year, 27 Rotary Clubs including ours, raised $107,307. A new record! Liberty Bank is matching 25% of this to bring the total to $132,307!
For the past few years, the Rotary Old Saybrook has teamed up with Liberty Bank to fund Thanksgiving dinners to those in need. Liberty Bank has matched our contributions and for Thanksgiving 2009, the total amount given was about $1,700. Pictured below are officials of the bank, members of the Rotary Club and Youth & Family Services officials.