TAUNTON, MA, October 20, 2016 — Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB), through its charitable
arm the Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation (BCSCF), awarded grants totaling $40,200 to
eight Pawtucket, Rhode Island area non-profit organizations recently at the Bank’s branch office at 215
Armistice Boulevard in Pawtucket. The Foundation presented checks to the following organizations:
Festival Ballet Providence ($2,500); Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England ($3,600); Memorial
Hospital of Rhode Island ($7,600); Reach Out and Read Rhode Island ($7,500); Rhode Island
Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School ($5,000); St. John Paul II Society of St. Vincent de Paul
($2,500); St. Teresa School ($6,500); and Good Neighbors, Inc. ($5,000).

Patrick J. Murray, Jr., President of the BCSCF and President & CEO of BCSB awarded the grants to
the eight organizations. Also participating were Donald R. Grebien, Mayor of the City of Pawtucket,
and representatives from the BCSCF-Pawtucket Advisory Board and the Bank’s Pawtucket branch.

“Several of the non-profits we recognized are first-time grant recipients. That tells me there are
more and more organizations doing their best to make a positive impact in greater Pawtucket
and throughout Rhode Island,” said Murray. “As we are a community bank, our focus is on
supporting the neighborhoods we serve. We continue to be inspired by the work of these
charitable organizations.”

Bristol County Savings Bank has always been an active supporter in the communities in which it
serves. The establishment of the Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation – Pawtucket Advisory
Board was announced at the grand opening of the Bank’s Pawtucket office in 2001 in an effort to
demonstrate the Bank’s commitment to its new market. At that time, $1 million was contributed to the
Foundation to provide grants to 501(c)(3) organizations which operate exclusively for charitable
purposes within the City of Pawtucket. The BCSCF has donated over $2.6 million to organizations in
the Pawtucket area since its inception.

The BCSCF was established in 1996 as part of the Bank’s 150th Anniversary celebration. Its purpose is
to fund needs that contribute to the economic and the social well-being of the people and institutions
located in the greater Attleboro/Taunton Region, the greater New Bedford/Dartmouth Region and the
Fall River Region of Massachusetts, as well as the Pawtucket, Rhode Island Region, with particular
emphasis in the areas of education and literacy, economic development and housing for the low- to
moderate-income population. Since the Foundation began, more than $16 million has been committed
to hundreds of different non-profit organizations. In 2015, the BCSCF awarded $1.7 million to various
501(c)(3) organizations.

Bristol County Savings Bank Background Information:
Bristol County Savings Bank, founded in 1846, is a full-service financial institution offering
commercial lending, personal and business banking, and mortgage services. The Bank’s Financial
Advisory Services division has successfully assisted businesses, individuals and non-profits with the
management of their assets since 1989. In addition, the Bank also offers quality property and casualty
insurance options for its customers through its majority-owned insurance partner, FBinsure.
The Bank’s steady growth and expansion has resulted in $1.8 billion in assets and over 400 employees
in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The key words at Bristol County Savings Bank are:
“Commitment, Stability, and Community,” values that are combined with state-of-the-art technology to
meet the needs of its customers. A dedicated local community bank for over 170 years, Bristol County
Savings Bank is actively involved in giving back to all the communities it serves both through financial
support and the volunteerism of its people.

The Main Office and Corporate Headquarters of Bristol County Savings Bank are located on Broadway
in Taunton, Massachusetts. For additional information, please call 508-824-6626 or visit

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