Osgood Bank Celebrates Community Banking Month with Donations to Local Nonprofits

Posted by Osgood Bank on June 20, 2023

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Osgood, OH – May 18, 2023

Each year, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) celebrates Community Banking Month in April – which is a celebration of the unwavering commitment of community banks to help consumers and small businesses achieve their financial goals to create communities of prosperity. This year, Osgood Bank affirmed its commitment to the local community through impactful contributions from the Osgood Foundation. Donations were made to esteemed nonprofit organizations that play vital roles in supporting community needs.

For over 100 years, through ongoing support and partnerships, Osgood Bank has continued to foster economic growth, provide crucial financial services, and contribute to the overall well-being of the community.

In line with this commitment, Osgood Bank proudly announces $10,000 ($2,500 per organization) in total recent contributions were made to the following local nonprofit organizations:


Mercer Co Special OlympicsMercer County Special Olympics.

This organization provides a variety of athletic opportunities for individuals with disabilities in Mercer County, Ohio. Special Olympics programs contribute to the physical, social, and psychological development of participating athletes. The Special Olympics helps participants “gain confidence and build a positive self-image which carries into the classroom, home, job, and community” (Special Olympics Ohio).



SAFY of Sidney.SAFY 2023

Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) focuses on family. “We offer Therapeutic Foster Care, Outpatient Behavioral Health, and Adoption services to strengthen and preserve families” (SAFY). With a stable home environment, the youth of our community can achieve their full potential.



Lakeview Firemans ClubLakeview Fireman’s Club.

The Fireman’s Club supports the Lakeview Volunteer Fire Department. Volunteer firefighters help the community during some of the most challenging parts of their lives; their service and safety are paramount. Club President, Joe Ferryman said, “This donation is greatly appreciated and will be used very soon to help purchase protective gear”.



Empowering Darke County Youth.Empowering Darke County 

EDCY program supports students that need academic support by providing free after school and summer tutoring programs in the areas of language arts and mathematics. “This donation will help Empowering Darke County Youth continue its free after school tutoring of at-risk students. It is appreciated very much” said President Delores Ely.


These organizations have demonstrated exceptional dedication to service the community and their efforts align with the values cherished by Osgood Bank. By supporting their initiatives, Osgood Bank aims to empower each organization to continue their vital work and positive impact on the lives of our community members.

You too can be part of this inspiring journey. By choosing Osgood Bank for your financial needs, you contribute to the collective progress and prosperity of our community. Whether you require personal banking solutions, business financial services, or expert advice, Osgood Bank is here to provide a tailored experience that puts your needs first. Together, we can build a stronger, more vibrant community.

To learn more about Osgood Bank and its ongoing initiatives, please visit www.OsgoodBank.com. Join us in celebrating community banks by choosing Osgood Bank as your trusted financial partner.


About Osgood Bank

Osgood Bank is a community-oriented financial institution dedicated to serving the unique needs of individuals, families, and businesses in western Ohio. With a steadfast commitment to exceptional customer service, local expertise, and community empowerment, Osgood Bank strives to be the preferred choice for all banking needs. The bank offers a comprehensive range of personal and business banking solutions, supported by advanced digital banking services. For more information please visit www.OsgoodBank.com.

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