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Orrstown Bank Employees Donate to Women In Need

January 05, 2011

Shippensburg, PA (1/5/2011) — Orrstown Bank employees continue to show their commitment to our communities, as more than 500 items ranging from personal toiletries to office supplies, laundry baskets, food, and household items were collected at the Bank’s North Pointe Operations Center and donated to Women In Need.

Lisa Dougherty, Director of Community Services, commented: “Most of the items will be used in the shelter and, with the donated items, we were able to create a 'care package' for a family (mother and child) moving from the shelter into a new home! The family received household and food items that will allow her to use her money for other important things in her new home.”

Orrstown Bank Employees Donate to Women In Need
"Donations received from the community are essential to the work that we do," said Lisa. "They allow us to use our resources more efficiently and better serve the individuals and families that we work with. These items are often expensive and individuals and families often do without due to the need to pay other bills/expenses first. We truly appreciate Orrstown Bank’s support of Women In Need and the work that we do."

The donations were organized by Barb Thompson, Administrative Services Supervisor at Orrstown Bank, who noted “It's nice to know that something so small as our donations can mean a big difference to so many people. Orrstown Bank...what a great place to work!”

Women In Need has been working with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Franklin and Fulton County Areas of Pennsylvania since 1976.  Women In Need is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization working within the community to obtain safety for victims of violence.  All of their services are free and confidential to victims of domestic and sexual violence and to the significant others of victims. WIN serves approximately 1500 victims/significant others per year. If you have been a victim of any type of abuse in Franklin or Fulton Counties, Women In Need may be able to help you.  If you have any questions about their services or simply need more information, call them at 717.264.4444 or 800.621.6660.

With over $1.4 billion in assets, Orrstown Financial Services, Inc. and its subsidiary, Orrstown Bank, provide a full range of consumer and business financial services through twenty banking offices and two remote service facilities located in Cumberland, Franklin and Perry Counties, Pennsylvania and Washington County, Maryland.  Orrstown Financial Services, Inc.’s stock is traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol ORRF. Member FDIC.

Author : Crystal Stine

Source : Orrstown Bank

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