West Shore Bank announces online charitable giving service

February 27, 2024

West Shore Bank announces online charitable giving service

LUDINGTON – West Shore Bank has recently added an online service to allow its customers a way to give to local charities. The bank announced today that it is partnering with Spiral, an award-winning Impact-as-a-Service platform for financial institutions.

By integrating Spiral’s Everyday Impact, West Shore Bank enables its customers and businesses to round up their purchases to support causes close to their hearts, directly benefiting local nonprofits and community initiatives, such as planting trees, providing clean water, supplying children’s books, and giving mental health support. Additionally, West Shore Bank’s new Giving Center empowers its customers to easily donate to their preferred charities, organizations, and educational institutions directly from their West Shore Bank personal and business online bank accounts.

The feature allows customers and businesses to tailor a personalized portfolio of causes, track their charitable impact, and get a donation report for tax purposes.

“We are thrilled to offer groundbreaking ways for our customers to engage with our banking platform, said Ray Biggs, president and CEO of West Shore Bank. “By optimizing their digital experience and providing ways to positively impact their local communities, we are transforming banking and changing lives. We’re not just upgrading the digital experience – we’re empowering our customers to make a real difference they can feel good about.”

Incorporating Spiral into its banking ecosystem also enables West Shore Bank to create a lasting social impact within local communities and drive digital donations to nonprofits directly from the bank’s customer base through fundraising campaigns, donation matching, and community-wide events.

“We’re excited to partner with West Shore Bank, a true innovator in the banking sector, known for its strong commitment to helping the community. By empowering their customers to achieve positive change through their everyday banking, they’re helping drive community impact, while also further amplifying their customer engagement,” said Shawn Melamed, CEO and cofounder of Spiral. “We love helping community-focused financial institutions strengthen their local impact, heighten digital engagement, and increase deposits from socially conscious consumers and businesses.”

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