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Brookline Bank Supports Springwell's Money Management Program for Seniors

Brookline Bank’s Waltham branch manager, Veronica Caira (L), Regional Director and Senior Vice President, John Sergi (C) with Springwell Money Management Program Coordinator, Kathy Barrett (R).
Brookline Bank’s Waltham branch manager, Veronica Caira (L), Regional Director and Senior Vice President, John Sergi (C) with Springwell Money Management Program Coordinator, Kathy Barrett (R).

With help from a Brookline Bank grant award, more than 60 low-income elders and adults with disabilities will benefit this year from Springwell’s Money Management Program. Volunteers provide monthly in-home assistance with routine money management tasks; provide guidance on how to stretch one’s budget; and educate about dangerous money scams.  Brookline Bank has been a corporate sponsor of Springwell’s Money Management Program since 2001.  

“Grants from community-minded businesses are a lifeline for our Money Management Program,” says program coordinator, Kathy Barrett.  “This program is provided free to vulnerable, low-income elderly and disabled residents, thanks to the generosity of our corporate donors.  We are especially grateful to Brookline Bank for their tremendous support.”  To learn more about the Money Management Program, call 617-926-4100 x201 or email kbarrett@springwell.com.

Springwell is a local, non-profit organization that has been successfully creating, managing, and coordinating services for seniors, people with disabilities and those who provide care since its founding in 1977. We accomplish our mission to help people maintain their independence by deploying an expert staff to deliver a significant array of more than 20 services and programs including Case Management & In-Home Services, Supportive Housing, Protective Services, Nutrition Services, Information & Consultation Services, Healthy Living Workshops, Caregiver Support, Money Management, and Friendly Visitors/Medical Escorts. For more information go to www.springwell.com

Brookline Bank is a subsidiary of Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKL), and is headquartered in Brookline, Massachusetts. A full-service financial institution, Brookline Bank provides individuals and businesses with deposit and lending services, residential mortgages and home equity lending, commercial and CRE banking, cash management, merchant services, and access to investment services. Brookline Bank operates 23 branches in Greater Boston.  For more information go to brooklinebank.com  Member FDIC / Member DIF.

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