SANTA ROSA -- Summit State Bank (NASDAQ: SSBI) said it donated more than $101,000 to 100-plus North Bay nonprofits through its Nonprofit Partner Donation Program, more than double the amount donated in the prior year.
[caption id="attachment_69096" align="alignright" width="403"] Summit State Bank presents a donation to the Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County, part of its Nonprofit Partner Program.[/caption]
Donations to nonprofits this year through the program exceeded the 74 donations in 2012, according to an announcement. The program, launched in August 2009, delivers an automatic annual cash donation to Summit's nonprofit customers based on their average annual account balances.
"This is just one way we can show our appreciation for the meaningful difference nonprofits make in our community," said Tom Duryea, president and CEO of Summit State Bank, in the announcement.
Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County received the largest of the 2013 donations, more than $13,000.
The second-largest donation, topping $12,000, went to Santa Rosa Community Health Centers.
Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County received $9,000-plus.
Community Foundation of Sonoma County and PEP Housing received more than $6,000 each.