BUSINESS BRIEF: Reading Cooperative Bank Participates In Annual Blanket Drive For Mission of Deeds

(NOTE: Reading Cooperative Bank has two locations in Wilmington — 230 Lowell Street and 352 Middlesex Avenue.)

READING, MA — It’s that time of year again! With colder months approaching, now is the time to think of those who may need help keeping warm this winter. Reading Cooperative Bank is holding its annual blanket drive, now through November 30th, to support Mission of Deeds of Reading.

Mission of Deeds is looking for new or gently used blankets for twin, full, and queen-sized beds, with the highest need for twin-sized blankets. Blankets may be dropped off at any RCB branch. RCB’s goal is to collect 200 blankets, and to get things started, the Reading Cooperative Charitable Foundation has donated the first 50 blankets.

“Winter in New England is tough for everyone, especially if you can’t keep warm. This drive provides the perfect opportunity to have a tangible impact in our communities,” said Stephanie Johnson and Edenia Giang, Mortgage Loan Officers & Co-chairs of the 2018 Blanket Drive.

Mission of Deeds is an approved 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing families in Middlesex and Essex counties with necessary household items free of charge. For more information, visit the Mission of Deeds website.

About Reading Cooperative Bank

Reading Cooperative Bank (RCB) is a depositor owned co-operative which was founded in 1886 to provide home ownership opportunities to the working class of Reading. Since then, the bank has grown its market and products to meet all the financial needs of residents and businesses in its market and nearby communities. RCB has branches in Reading, Wilmington, North Reading, Andover, and Burlington. They also operate teaching branches at Northeast Metro Tech in Wakefield (open to the public) and at Reading Memorial High School (students and staff only), as well as an online branch at http://www.readingcoop.com.

(NOTE: The above press release is from Reading Cooperative Bank.)

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