Message from the CEO

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Dear Friends:

The holiday season is upon us…feels like Labor Day was just a few weeks ago!  It’s that time of year that we reflect on the many blessings that we have, and how we can work together to make the holidays a little brighter for those in need.  I’m proud to lead an organization that takes its commitment to community to heart, day in and day out, during every season of the year.  This time of year, however, is even more special.  From our Harvest for Hunger Campaign, where we collected and donated 6400 items and $50,000 to local food programs and pantries from our customers and staff, to our visiting Santa program that provides youth in our area with a visit and picture with the jolly old elf, and our Charitable Foundation that fulfilled $224,000 in grants to local organizations. These are just a few of the ways that we do our part as a member of the communities that we call home.
 
I’m proud to announce that, for the ninth consecutive year, HarborOne has earned the Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” honor.  We’ve gone through a lot of change over the last few years, and we wouldn’t have achieved all that we have without the tireless efforts of our staff.  I’m also pleased to let you know that we’re entering year three of our ONECommunity Scholarship Program, our 10 Year / $1 Million commitment to helping high school seniors attend college or trade school.   Each year we provide twenty outstanding students with a $5000 scholarship.  Applications will be available beginning on January 15, 2018.  Click here to learn more and hear from past winners. Finally, we’re spreading our own good cheer with some outstanding Money Market and CD rates available right now. Learn more here.
 
From everyone at HarborOne, we wish you much joy this holiday season, and a very Happy 2018.
 
Sincerely,

James W. Blake
Chief Executive Officer