In 2016, 130 employees at Shore Bancshares and our community of companies volunteered over 17,000 hours of their time to support over 275 organizations in our serving area. In addition, our staff collected and donated over 3,000 pounds of food to local food pantries.
When broken down into categories, our employees dedicated over 10,000 hours to Community Development, 1,827 hours to benefit Youth & Education, 1,886 hours to benefit the Environment & Agriculture, and 2,847 to improve Health & Human Services in our communities.
Shore United Bank hosted 3 free community shred days in 2016 where 14 tons of paper were recycled. This saved a total of 238 mature trees, 98,000 gallons of water, 42 cubic yards of landfill space, and 6,482 gallons of oil.
32 Shore United Bank employees volunteered for Teach Children to Save Day last year. In total, our employees presented 49 financial lessons at 27 different schools and reach over 1,300 students!