Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Collects More Than 1,250 Toys During Second Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Bar Harbor, Maine (December 18, 2019) – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust collected more than 1,250 children’s toys during the Bank’s second annual Holiday Toy Drive. Over the course of two weeks, customers and community members dropped off new, unwrapped toys at their nearest Bar Harbor Bank & Trust branch. The toys were then donated to local non-profits throughout Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont to be distributed to children in the community.

“We are grateful for the overwhelming generosity shown by our customers, neighbors, and employees during the toy drive,” said Joseph Schmitt, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “By working together, we are making the holidays more special for children in our communities.”

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.6 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.


Students from Husson drop off items for the toy drive
Husson University students Bridget Lynch and Renee Bovee (center) deliver toys collected at the university to Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees in Bangor, Maine.
A customer drops off items for the toy drive
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust's Shelley Gray (left) delivers toys collected during the Bank's Holiday Toy Drive to Marilyn Nickson (right) of the Maine Seacoast Mission at Weald Bethel.