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Bank foundation pledges funds to regional hospitals

Published February 17. 2013 4:00AM

The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation has announced grants and pledge commitments totaling $14,000 to four hospitals in the region.

Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Windham Hospital in Willimantic and Natchaug Hospital in Mansfield Center each received a $1,000 gift from the foundation in response to annual appeals

In addition, the foundation provided the second $5,000 installment of a five-year $25,000 pledge to the Day Kimball Hospital Emergency Department campaign, and the first $5,000 installment on a five-year $25,000 pledge to the Backus Hospital Plainfield Emergency Care Center campaign

The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation awarded more than $49,000 to area non-profits last year and nearly $400,000 since its inception.

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