STATE — On June 7, KeyBank employees throughout Maine completed an estimated 660 community service hours with local nonprofit organizations in a single day

During KeyBank’s 31st annual Neighbors Make the Difference Day, more than 165 KeyBank employees-turned-volunteers throughout Maine joined their KeyBank teammates across the nation in leaving their bank offices to volunteer for various local community organizations, projects, and causes. Neighbors Make the Difference Day is one of KeyBank’s most visible community volunteer projects. The company-wide day of service is a long-standing annual event that demonstrates KeyBank’s commitment to helping its neighbors and communities thrive. Nationally, many of Key’s branches will close at noon to enable teammates to complete more than 16,000 community service hours in a single day. Select KeyBank branches and offices will remain open and staffed for normal operations. Customers can check for open branch locations.

Neighbors Make the Difference Day was Tuesday, June 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. Employees volunteered at many community organizations, including the following local places:

•  Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, Fryeburg – cleaning and maintenance

•  Western Foothills Land Trust, Norway – trail work and cleanup

Interviews and photo/video opportunities are available at the project sites, as employees complete community projects. Please contact Karen Crane if you would like to visit one or more project sites.

You can find photos from the day and the social media conversation about Neighbors Make the Difference Day by following #KeyBankNMDD, @KeyBank on Twitter, and KeyBank on Facebook at

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