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By the Numbers Our Community

At The Village Bank, we are committed to the communities we serve - and the numbers reflect that ongoing commitment:

  • $2,386,125
    The amount awarded in support of local charitable and community initiatives since The Village Bank was formed in 2003 following the merger of Auburndale Co-operative Bank and Newton South Co-operative Bank.
  • $512,000
    Amount awarded in scholarships to college-bound Newton and Wayland students by The Village Bank's Auburndale Community Charitable Foundation since the program began in 1998.
  • 172
    Number of Auburndale Community Charitable Foundation scholarship recipients to date.
  • $301,857
    The Village Bank's 2014 charitable contributions in the villages.
  • 25
    Number of local non-profit boards and standing committees on which Village Bank employees serve.
  • 240+
    Number of community events supported by Village Bank volunteers throughout 2014.
  • 168
    Number of families in need remembered during the holidays in 2014 as The Village Bank partnered again with the City of Newton for a Holiday Gift Drive.
  • 1
    Truckload of food donated to the Newton Food Pantry by The Village Bank and its customers during the 2014 Food Drive.
  • 382
    Number of Newton high schools students who have participated in banking and personal finance classes hosted by The Village Bank annually since 2009.
  • 92%
    Percentage of Village Bank employees who volunteered in the community in 2014.
  • 2
    Number of local schools where Village Bank professionals volunteer, sharing their expertise in banking, investing, entrepreneurship, and credit: Newton North High School and Newton South High School.
  • $22,500
    Invested in "The Village Bank Financial Scholars" program, a high quality on-line financial literacy curriculum developed for high school students and currently in use at Newton North High School, Newton South High School, the Newton Public School's Community Connection's Program, and the John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club.
  • 32
    Number of teachers and instructors trained to implement "The Village Bank Financial Scholars Program" during the 2014 - 2015 school year