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Supporting those that support others

Community spirit is alive and well in the Hume Bank team

Here at Hume Bank, we believe that our communities are best supported by well-connected people who genuinely care – and there’s really no better descriptor for our team. During the last 12 months, we were humbled by the contributions of our Hume Bank team, especially during these challenging times.

Whether we’re punching above our weight in terms of positive impacts in the broader community or individual employees and teams pitching in for worthy causes, you don’t have to look far to see the good that’s happening.

A focus on giving in the workplace

Once again, many employees joined our Workplace Giving program, which allows them to nominate a charity to donate money to each pay. Of course, our teams signed up to support Jeans for Genes Day and the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea, as well as rolling up their sleeves as part of our LifeBlood team donating to the Australian Red Cross.

And when a team member suggested supporting The May 50K challenge to support research into the prevention, treatment and finding a cure for multiple sclerosis, his colleagues were quick to pull on their joggers and rack up the kms, raising $3,379 in the process.

Amplifying our impact with community partners

One of our latest community connections is with Albury Wodonga Regional FoodShare which will see three Hume Bank employees volunteering on the last Friday of each month to assist with food donations to people in need (affectionately known as Hume Bank Fridays). This is in addition to the regular volunteering our employees continue to do at Meals on Wheels.

Work where you not only feel good, but do good

Whether it’s making a regular donation through payroll or giving time to a community group or helping people in need, we applaud the generosity of our team and we’re happy to put in place the policies and platforms needed to support their giving.

Our employees often say they feel good about coming to work each day, because they love helping our customers and what we’re able to do – as a team – in our communities. That’s true community spirit.