Customers Bank has announced a pre-Thanksgiving Food Drive to help give needy families a chance to enjoy a happier holiday.
The Food Drive will run from November 1st to the 19th during which Customers Bank branches will serve as collection points for nonperishable food items such as canned goods, bottled juices, cereals, peanut butter, packaged snack items, coffee, tea, dry pasta, rice or grains, and other appropriate items.
In addition, the bank branches will accept items for infants, such as baby shampoo, lotion, diapers and wipes, as well as toiletries such as bath soap, shampoo, toothpaste and tooth brushes.
“During this time of economic uncertainty, many people are struggling to make ends meet,” said Warren Taylor, President of Community Banking at Customers Bank. “As part of our commitment to the community we serve, we at Customers Bank would like to help ease the burden that many families are feeling during this holiday season.”
Phoenixville area residents interested in donating items can bring them to Customers Bank branches located at:
Phoenixville, 99 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA 19460
All items donated at these locations will be given to St. Peters Episcopal Church for distribution to local families.
About Customers Bank
Customers Bank is a community-based, full-service bank headquartered in Phoenixville, Pa., with assets of about $2.7 billion. A member of the Federal Reserve System and deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”), Customers Bank provides a full range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, individuals and families through branch locations in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. Committed to fostering customer loyalty, Customers Bank uses a High Tech/High Touch strategy that includes use of industry-leading technology to provide customers better access to their money, as well as a continually expanding portfolio of loans to small businesses, multi-family projects, mortgage companies and consumers. Customers Bank is a subsidiary of Customers Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company based in Wyomissing, Pa.