In full transparency, the following is a press release.
FRAMINGHAM – Mark R. Haranas, president and CEO of MutualOne Bank and chair of the MutualOne Charitable Foundation has announced a $10,000 grant to the Framingham Corps of the Salvation Army to enhance that groups social service programs.
According to Major Wendy Kountz, corps officer of the Framingham Corps, the funds will be used to support their food pantry; provide for the needs of new mothers; and for transportation assistance to veterans, seniors, and low-income individuals.
“The Salvation Army’s goal is to ensure that everyone, despite their background and circumstance, is well-fed, sheltered, and clothed, while working with them to find long-term solutions that transforms their lives for the better,” said Haranas. “We are pleased to offer our support to this endeavor.”
The $10,000 grant to The Salvation Army Framingham Corps was among awards totaling $61,500 in the Foundation’s most recent round of funding.
Established in 1998 as the philanthropic arm of MutualOne Bank, the MutualOne Charitable Foundation has since donated over $5.2 million to charitable, educational, and civic initiatives that improve and enrich the quality of life in Framingham, Natick, and surrounding communities.
MutualOne Bank, which operates under an 1889 state charter, has full-service offices at 828 Concord Street and One Lincoln Street in Framingham and at 49 Main Street in Natick, a Commercial Loan Center at 160 Cochituate Road in Framingham, and a Residential Loan Center at 49 Main Street in Natick.
PHOTO: Celebrating MutualOne Bank’s Charitable Foundation grant to the Salvation Army are (l-r) Major Kimberly DeLong, associate corps officer at Framingham Salvation Army and Jean Hoskins, branch manager at MutualOne Bank’s Lincoln Street, Framingham office.