At Chesapeake Bank, we’ve always believed that banking should go beyond great customer service and product offerings. Community banking means getting involved: giving back to the nonprofits and organizations that make our neighborhoods great places to live, work and play.
In 2017, our employees gave back where it really matters: in our communities.
When it comes to community giving, these are numbers we’re proud to crunch:
- $350,000 donated by Chesapeake Bank in 2017
- 5,227 employee hours volunteered
- 123 organizations served
So many of our team members got involved with causes that mean the most to them, and we’re proud to showcase their dedication and success.
“I volunteer because it gives me the opportunity to bring joy into someone else’s life,” says Melissa Hicks, Executive Assistant at Chesapeake Bank. Melissa shares her time at the local Bread for Life Food Pantry to make a difference when “a basic necessity such as food is hard to come by.”
J.W. Luttrell, a Help Desk Technician at Chesapeake Bank serves as a local EMS member at the Kilmarnock Volunteer Rescue Squad because he wants to “give back to his community where it’s needed most.”
Sam Poole, Retail Regional Manager at our Richmond branch, spends his time outside of work coaching local kids. “I volunteer because I want to be a positive influence for the children in our community,” Sam says.
Local nonprofits and service organizations play an essential role in the growth and well-being of our neighborhoods.
It’s a privilege to serve a community that has supported us for more than 100 years. So cheers to another great year with all the friends and family of Chesapeake Bank, where “It’s All About Community.”