Citizens Bank understands that a good bank is at the heart of the community and that investing in our communities enriches us all. That has always been part of our culture – and an important part of our plan to grow.

Citizens Helping Citizens is the bank’s comprehensive community engagement effort that leverages the strengths of our company and the skills of our colleagues to enhance the communities where we do business.

We focus on four specific areas that we believe will fortify the economic vitality of our neighborhoods:


Fighting Hunger


Teaching Money Management


Providing Shelter


Strengthening Communities

Community Giving by the Numbers – 2014

$13 Million to support community programs and events across our footprint from Citizens Bank and Citizens Bank Foundation


Number of people reached through financial education programming at local nonprofits

3.6 Million

Number of meals provided by food banks and food pantries

$1 Million

Amount in corporate matching gifts amplifying the generosity of our colleagues in their charitable giving


Hours given by our colleagues to local nonprofit organizations where they serve on hundreds of boards and volunteer their time to help their local communities

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