Carthage Savings donates a total of $42,000 to 22 local food pantries

CARTHAGE, NY – Carthage Savings announced today that it will donate a total of $42,000 to twenty-two (22) community food pantries in Jefferson and Lewis County. Checks will be handed out this week.

Thomas H. Piché, CEO of Carthage Savings stated, “Our Board is always instrumental in taking immediate and needed action in our community. We know that this is a particularly hard time of year for many community members. Food and supplies run short in many households. With the cost of everything rising, we wanted to provide some support.”

Mr. Piché also shared “My favorite quote for this time of year is from the movie ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’. Clarence tells George …”Remember, no man is a failure who has friends”. Our friends and neighbors live and work in this community. We want to do our part to help make it Wonderful.”