Worcester, MA (PressExposure) February 24, 2011 -- Bay State Savings Bank announced that it will be raising funds for "Be Like Brit" - Britney Gengel's Poorest of the Poor Fund during its 6th Annual Champions for Children $5,000 Dig for Cash. Sponsored in part by WXLO Radio, the event will take place Friday, March 4, 2011 from 4pm to midnight at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, MA. Bay State Savings has already begun collecting donations for "Be Like Brit" at all of its branch locations and is also donating $1 to the fund for every "like" the Bank receives on Facebook.
A lift ticket for the $5,000 Dig for Cash, which typically costs around $40 for the 8 hours of night skiing, can be obtained at any Bay State Savings Bank branch for a $25 donation to "Be Like Brit." In addition to reduced lift ticket prices, $5,000 Dig for Cash attendees will have the opportunity to win a total of $5,000 in cash prizes and $350 in gaming gift cards.
"We have great compassion for the people of Haiti and for the Gengel family, who lost their daughter in the Haiti earthquake last January," said Bay State Savings Bank President & CEO Robert J. Lewis. "In 2010, the proceeds from the $5,000 Dig for Cash benefited the Haitian Relief Fund through the Red Cross. As there is still much work to be done in Haiti, Bay State Savings Bank wanted to continue to support it. Partnering with "Be Like Brit" is a perfect way to improve the situation in Haiti by helping the Gengel family fulfill their daughter Britney's last wish - to build an orphanage for the children there."
More information about Champions for Children, the $5,000 Dig for Cash and Bay State Savings Bank's commitment to "Be Like Brit," can be found online at http://www.baystatesavingsbank.com.