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Kennebunk Savings Partners with GreenPath Financial Wellness to Offer Crisis Relief to Individuals and Families

KENNEBUNK, Maine (June 25, 2020)Kennebunk Savings announces a new way to assist customers facing financial hardship.  The Bank has partnered with GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit, to offer free phone-based financial counseling and advice to Kennebunk Savings’ customers. GreenPath’s counselors will assess an individual’s entire financial picture and identify options that can relieve stress and make it easier to bounce back from financial hardship. 

Whether your family is coping with job loss, worried about your financial future, or would just like a financial “check-up,” GreenPath can help. They can assist with budgeting, housing counseling, student loan debt counseling, credit report coaching, avoiding bankruptcy, foreclosure and repossession and debt management plans.

“Our hearts go out to everyone who has been impacted by the pandemic crisis. We know that many of our families and neighbors are concerned about their financial welfare right now,” said Bradford C. Paige, President & CEO of Kennebunk Savings. “If the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting your income, you’re not alone. Together with GreenPath, we have put programs in place to provide needed assistance and help ease financial stress during this extraordinary time.”

“We understand the stress and uncertainty this pandemic is creating for individuals and families across the country,” said Kristen Holt, President & CEO, GreenPath Financial Wellness. “By partnering with Kennebunk Savings, GreenPath’s team of HUD Certified Housing Counselors and NFCC certified credit counselors is here to help you prepare for and navigate the financial effects of COVID-19.”

To access these services please speak with a branch manager or visit https://www.kennebunksavings.com/greenpath.

About Kennebunk Savings

With assets of $1.25 billion, Kennebunk Savings is a mutually owned, Maine-chartered community banking institution headquartered in Kennebunk, Maine operating 17 branch offices in York County, Maine and seacoast New Hampshire. Kennebunk Savings contributes 10% of its after-tax earnings back to the nonprofit community each year through its Community Promise program. The total commitment of that program has meant nearly $14 million for nonprofits in the community since 1994. For more information, please visit www.kennebunksavings.com or call (800) 339-6573.

GreenPath Financial Wellness

About GreenPath

GreenPath Financial Wellness is a national nonprofit organization that provides financial counseling, education and products to empower people to lead financially healthy lives. Working directly with individuals and through partnerships since 1961, GreenPath has assisted millions of people with debt and credit management, homeownership education and foreclosure prevention. Headquartered in Michigan, GreenPath, along with its affiliates, has more than 50 locations across the United States. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). For more information on what individuals can do to manage finances affected by COVID-19, visit www.greenpath.org or call 866-692-2659.

Media Contacts:

Kennebunk Savings

Jennifer Radel
jennifer.radel@kennebunksavings.com
(207) 467-2882

GreenPath Financial Wellness

Chandra Lewis
chandra@theallenlewisagency.com
(248) 207-0631

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