Metro Branch Manager Diana Moreno and Assistant Branch Manager Carole Buckley recently received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Department of the Treasury for their volunteer work at the United Way Financial Stability Center, which is operated by the Lynn based organization, Serving People in Need (SPIN).
The UnitedWayFinancialStabilityCenter, powered by SPIN, helps working families and low-income residents move toward greater economic stability, higher earnings, and home ownership. The Center provides financial and credit counseling, banking assistance, tax preparation assistance and financial training, among other services. Diana Moreno and Carole Buckley participated in the Center’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program by preparing taxes for the 2010 tax season, and together contributed over 100 hours of volunteer time. They continue to support SPIN by proving financial literacy and budgeting classes for the organization.