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Washington Trust To Host Free Community Shred Day at Branches Throughout Rhode Island

November 04, 2021

Westerly, RI – The Washington Trust Company will host free Community Shred Days at 8 branch locations throughout Rhode Island on the first three Saturdays during the month of November. All events will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Everyone, including Washington Trust customers and non-customers alike, are welcome to take part in the event. All paper products that may contain sensitive or personal information will be accepted, as will DVDs, CDs, cassette tapes, and floppy discs that have been removed from their case. Staples, rubber bands, folders and paper clips do NOT need to be removed. There is a two box maximum per person.

All Community Shred Day locations will also be collecting nonperishable food donations that will benefit local food pantries ahead of the upcoming holiday season.

The events are part of Washington Trust’s broader efforts to help to educate community members about identity protection, data security and environmental sustainability.

The list of dates, locations and food drive partners list for the 2021 Community Shred Days is below:

  • Saturday, November 6, 2021; 10am – 1pm
    • Westerly, RI: Franklin Street Branch, 126 Franklin St, Westerly, RI
      • Food drive partner: Jonnycake Center of Westerly
    • North Providence, RI: Mancini Senior Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd, North Providence, RI
      • Food drive partner: Saint Anthony Kitchen Ministry
    • Johnston, RI: Johnston Branch, 1383 Atwood Ave, Johnston, RI
      • Food drive partner: Operation Stand Down
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021; 10am – 1pm
    • East Providence, RI: East Providence Branch, 587 Taunton Ave, East Providence, RI
      • Food Drive Partner: Bread of Life Food Pantry
    • Coventry, RI: Coventry Branch, 732 Tiogue Ave, Coventry, RI
      • Food drive partner: Coventry Community Food Bank
    • North Kingstown, RI: North Kingstown Branch, 7625 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI
      • Food drive partner: North Kingstown Food Pantry
  • Saturday, November 20, 2021; 10am – 1pm
    • Narragansett, RI: Sweet Meadows Branch, 20 Point Judith Rd, Narragansett, RI
      • Food drive partner: Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale
    • East Greenwich, RI: Our Lady of Mercy School (parking lot), 55 4th Ave, East Greenwich, RI
      • Food drive partner: Our Lady of Mercy Church Food Pantry


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).

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