Kitsap Bank Spreads The Love On Valentines Day By Donating $15,000 To Area Non-Profits

February 14, 2019
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Kitsap Bank made a surprise announcement this Valentine’s Day, donating $15,000 to local non-profit organizations as part of the bank’s MAD (Making a Difference) For Our Community Program. For every hour that Kitsap Bank employees volunteered in 2018, the bank donated money to a non-profit of their choice. In total, employees volunteered almost 4,000 hours.  The selected non-profits received notification of the surprise donations on February 14th.

“Kitsap Bank is proud of our tradition of community involvement, which spans more than a century,” stated Steve Politakis, CEO. “Our employees have done a tremendous job giving back. Their dedication, commitment and capacity to contribute not only makes them a great asset to Kitsap Bank, but also to our communities in which we live and work.”    

The non-profits that are benefiting from Kitsap Bank’s MAD (Making a Difference) For Our Community Program are:

Bremerton Foodline                             Coffee Oasis

Dove House Advocacy Services          Faith in Action

Habitat of Kitsap County                     Habitat of Mason County

Harbor Wildwatch                                Holly Ridge Center

Housing Resources Bainbridge          Jumping Mouse

Kitsap Humane Society                       Kitsap Mental Health

Martha & Mary                                     Meals on Wheels Kitsap

North Kitsap Fishline                           Northwest Furniture Bank

Olympic College Foundation               Olympic Pen. Humane Society   

Port Orchard Bay Street Assoc.          Virginia Mason Foundation

Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 21 locations throughout Western Washington.  With over $1 billion in assets, the Bank provides a full range of financial services to commercial and individual clients.  Kitsap Bank has been named a Preferred Lender by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and a Corporate Philanthropist by the Puget Sound Business Journal.  Kitsap Bank is ranked the 12th largest bank based in the State of Washington and is the sixth largest women-owned business, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal.  The Bank was named Family-Owned Business of the Year in 2015 by Seattle Business magazine and has a 5 Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter