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Peapack-Gladstone Bank Collects School Supplies to Help Local Needy Students Get Ready for School

Nia from Bernardsville stops to deposit her donation into the school supply bin at Pepac-Gladstone Bank's Bernardsvlle branch to help local needy children. Credits: Chuck Studdiford
Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos

Summer is now upon us, but the new school year is not far away on the horizon. For the sixth year, Peapack-Gladstone Bank has begun its Stuff the Bus program, which will continue through August 11, as a way to collect donations of new school supplies that will be contributed to the United Way to distribute through local schools to provide needy children with the tools they need to begin their school year.

The United Way of Northern New Jersey already has launched the organization's 2014 Stuff the Bus school supply drive. The donations of new school supplies, in addition to clothing for use by school nurses, is being accepted at the following Peapack-Gladstone Bank locations: Bernardsville, Bridgewater, Chester, Far Hills, Fellowship Senior Living (residents), Gladstone, Long Valley, Mendham, Morristown, Pluckemin, and Headquarters located at 500 Hills Drive, Bedminster.

Hunterdon locations accepting donations through July 31

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Additionally, Peapack-Gladstone Bank has teamed up with the United Way of Hunterdon CountyTools 4 School program. Participating branches include Califon, Clinton, Oldwick and Whitehouse. Donations can be dropped off at those locations through July 31.

For over six years, Peapack-Gladstone Bank has been proud to partner with the United Way's school supply collection programs. The public can again support local needy students by ou can once again support local needy students this summer by stopping in and dropping an item or two into one of the collection bins. "You can provide the key to academic success by improving the quality of life for less fortunate children, right in our own communities!" according to the bank

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $2.25 billion as of March 31, 2014. Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides private banking services to businesses, non-profits and consumers which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy. Through its private banking locations in Bedminster, Morristown, Princeton and Teaneck, its wealthmanagement division, and its branch network and online platforms, Peapack-Gladstone Bank offers an unparalleled commitment to client service, according to the bank.

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