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June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012

People's United Bank to Collect Non-Perishable Food For Ringmaster's Family-to-Family Food Drive 

BRIDGEPORT, CT – People’s United Bank branches in the Greater Bridgeport area will augment the efforts of the 2012 Barnum Festival, the current Barnum Festival Ringmaster, Frank Carroll, and the Bridgeport Rotary Club to collect non-perishable food items through the month of June.

Every year the Ringmaster’s Family-to-Family Food Drive collects non-perishable goods and cash donations for area families in need. All food items and cash donations are given to local food banks.

People’s United branches participating in the Ringmaster’s Family to Family Food Drive are listed below:

• 100 Division Street

• 1450 Barnum Avenue
• 58 Boston Avenue
• 2145 Fairfield Avenue
• 1728 Park Avenue
• 3030 Park Avenue
• 2600 Madison Avenue
• 850 Main Street
• 3969 Main Street
• 4531 Main Street

• 766 Villa Avenue
• 1160 Kings Highway Cutoff
• 1940 Black Rock Tpke
• 1237 Stratfield Road
• 1055 Post Road

• 1636 Boston Post Road
• 855 Bridgeport Avenue
• 1364 East Town Road
• 190 So. Broad Street

• 435 Main Street
• 470 Monroe Tpke
• Rt. 111, Village Square Shopping Center

• 228 So. Main Street
• 6 Queen Street

• 12 Franklin Street

• 860 Bridgeport Avenue
• 898 Bridgeport Avenue
• 1000 Bridgeport Avenue
• 1 Corporate Dr

• 200 East Main Street
• 2772 Main Street
• 3395 Main Street
• 88 Ryder's Lane

• 100 Hawley Lane
• 4180 North Madison Avenue
• 100 Quality Street
• 40 Quality Street
• 888 White Plains Road

“People's United Bank has always had a strong commitment to the annual Ringmaster’s Family to Family Food Drive, and we are please to be able to continue our support,” said Barnum Festival Past Ringmaster, Armando Goncalves, who serves as the bank’s President of the Southern Connecticut and Westchester Region. “We are hoping to unite the Greater Bridgeport communities in collecting food for area food banks, which will distribute the donations to local families in need,” he said

“Over the last two years enough food and money were collected to provide more than 35,000 meals to area residents, this year, the need is even greater,” Goncalves noted.

Those wishing to donate money may do so online at by clicking the button “Ringmaster’s Family to Family Food Drive.”

On July 1, Bridgeport Rotary members will walk the Barnum Festival parade route in a final collection of non-perishable food items, as well as cash donations, from all attending the Great Street Parade.

People's United Bank is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $28 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is the largest independent bank headquartered in New England and provides commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of 361 retail locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New York, New Hampshire and Maine. Through its subsidiaries, People's United Financial provides equipment financing, brokerage and insurance services.

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