April 21, 2017 Westerly, RI - Washington Trust has donated $25,000 to Saint Elizabeth Community in support of its capital campaign for the building of GREEN HOUSE® Homes at Saint Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich, RI. Saint Elizabeth Community President and CEO Steven Horowitz, Washington Trust Chairman and CEO Joseph MarcAurele and Washington Trust President and COO Edward Handy made the announcement jointly, at a check presentation outside the new GREEN HOUSE® Homes. The donation represents a multi-year commitment to the non-profit, Saint Elizabeth Community on behalf of the Washington Trust Charitable Foundation. “Building the GREEN HOUSE® Homes at Saint Elizabeth Home, a $12.5 million project, has been made possible thanks to the incredible partnership Saint Elizabeth Community has with Washington Trust,” said Steven Horowitz, President & CEO, Saint Elizabeth Community. “Our confidence in Washington Trust has allowed us to build an exceptional new model of nursing home, offering Rhode Island seniors another choice in care - Innovation supported. Thank you Washington Trust!” Partnering with THE GREEN HOUSE® Project, the GREEN HOUSE® Homes at Saint Elizabeth Home provide an innovative new model of nursing home care. Each home has 12 private bedrooms with private bathrooms and showers. The homes are built to provide space for both privacy and community, with bedrooms encircling the shared space which includes a dining room, kitchen and hearth room. These homes have all the amenities that make them real homes, complimented by the features of a state of the art nursing home. The Washington Trust Charitable Foundation provides charitable grants to 501(c)3 organizations whose work benefits the communities served by the bank. ABOUT WASHINGTON TRUST® Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at https://www.washtrust.com/.