SI Foundation Awards Grant to Maternal and Child Health Program

Mar 25, 2015

(Portsmouth, RI) The SI Financial Group Foundation recently awarded a $3,000 grant to the Maternal and Child Health Program at VNS of Newport and Bristol Counties.  This program provides free, voluntary, confidential home visits in Barrington, Bristol, East Providence, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton and Warren to pregnant women and families with young children, birth to age three. This grant will help cover expenses for their program coordination.  “It is truly a pleasure to help support the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, their commitment to this unique program is admirable.” Stated Rheo Brouillard, President & CEO at Savings Institute Bank & Trust. Check out for more information about the VNS program.

Savings Institute Bank & Trust Company which is headquartered in Willimantic, Connecticut offers twenty-six branches throughout Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut. At $1.4 Billion, the bank is a full service community-oriented financial institution dedicated to serving the financial service needs of consumers and businesses within its market area.

Pictured L – R: Cristina Feden, Commercial Lender; Candace Sharkey, RN, MS, Interim Chief Executive Officer at VNS; Shannon Melchione, Mortgage Consultant; Kara Marley, Portsmouth Branch Manager at Savings Institute Bank & Trust; Beth Wilcox, VNS of Newport and Bristol Counties.