For Immediate Release
Contact: Donald Lauzier
Saco & Biddeford Savings
Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution offers helping hand to Biddeford Free Clinic
BIDDEFORD, Maine (May 14, 2015) – The Biddeford Free Clinic, which provides outpatient medical care and prescription medication to low-income adults and children without insurance, recently received a $3,000 donation from a longtime supporter, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution.
“The Biddeford Free Clinic is extremely grateful for the support Saco & Biddeford Savings has provided for the uninsured in our local communities,” said Joan Gordon, executive director of the Biddeford Free Clinic. “The bank’s generous contributions for the last 21 years have enabled the clinic to maintain its consistent delivery of non-narcotic prescription medications for uninsured neighbors in Southern Maine.”
“We truly believe in the Clinic’s mission of helping those in our communities who need the medical help but just can’t afford it,” notes Donald Lauzier, VP/Director of Community Relations. “This very much reflects our mission as a mutual bank, which is giving back to our customers and our communities. We are proud of our long relationship with the Biddeford Free Clinic and will continue to support the organization and encourage others in the Northern York County area to support them as well.”
About the Biddeford Free Clinic
The clinic, a nonprofit 501 (C) (3) tax exempt organization established in 1993, serves hundreds of York County residents every year. Donations can be made to Biddeford Free Clinic, P. O. Box 325, Biddeford, ME 04005 or go to the organization’s website at www.biddefordfreeclinic.org for more information.
About Saco & Biddeford Savings
Founded in 1827, Saco & Biddeford Savings is Maine’s Oldest Bank with branches located in Saco, Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach, Scarborough, South Portland and Westbrook. As a leader in community banking, SBSI has contributed more than $3.5 million to area organizations over the last 10 years and continues to support the needs of the communities it serves. Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.
Photo caption: Joan Gordon, center, Executive Director of the Biddeford Free Clinic, receives $3,000 donation from Pam Duranceau, right, Account Executive from P&C Insurance, and Bernice Wood, Business Development Officer at Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution.