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Butterfield donates over 1000 meals a week to Channel Islands’ most vulnerable


Butterfield is working with local organisations across Jersey and Guernsey to support the community throughout lockdown. The Bank’s donations are enabling the charities to continue their selfless work, assisting vulnerable members of the community and those who have been significantly affected by the pandemic.

In Guernsey, Butterfield has partnered with local charity, Les Cotils, to aid in the provision of meals to both frontline emergency services employees and Guernsey families-in-need. With Butterfield’s funding, Les Cotils is coordinating the cooking and delivery of 45 meals a night to frontline services for the next two months. Additionally, in collaboration with Bright Beginnings Children’s Centre and with assistance from Help a Guernsey Child, up to 50 families will receive meal support, with four meals delivered to families-in-need each week for the next two months.

Fiona Naftel, Managing Director of Les Cotils explained: “We have a large kitchen, so our Chefs can cook while maintaining a safe distance from each other. Our team of volunteers set out each night to deliver the meals to families’ doorsteps in an insulated bag which keeps the food hot, so no contact is needed with the family. This minimises the risk of infection and also protects the family’s privacy.”

“Les Cotils is a charity itself and since lockdown we have been unable to continue caring for the community in our usual way. We are so thankful for Butterfield’s generous support, which has enabled us to keep the charity’s vision alive and to give back to the local community where we can.”

Butterfield has also donated to Safer, to assist the charity in delivering the essential services it offers to victims of domestic abuse and their families for the next three months.

Richard Saunders, Butterfield’s Managing Director, Channel Islands, said: “We are incredibly proud to be part of a community that has shown such solidarity in this challenging time and, being in a position to help, we wanted to play our part.”

In Jersey, the Bank is helping Caring Cooks. The charity provides a support service to vulnerable families experiencing hardship, allowing them to eat well and eat together, without the need to worry about cooking or purchasing ingredients. Caring Cooks is currently providing almost 200 meals per day, and Butterfield has committed to cover the cost of half the meals provided throughout May.

Noel McLaughlin, Managing Director of Butterfield Bank Jersey commented, “These charities offer an invaluable service to our community; but they too, have been impacted financially by the lockdown. It is an honour to be able to help them continue their indispensable work.”

 

 

 

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About Butterfield  
Butterfield is a full-service bank and wealth manager headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, providing services to clients from our offices in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey and Jersey, where our principal banking operations are located, and The Bahamas, Switzerland, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, where we offer specialised financial services. Banking services comprise deposit, cash management and lending solutions for individual, business and institutional clients. Wealth management services are composed of trust, private banking, and asset management. In Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, we offer both banking and wealth management. In The Bahamas, Singapore and Switzerland, we offer select wealth management services. In the UK, we offer residential property lending. In Jersey, Butterfield Bank (Jersey) Limited offers select banking and wealth management services. The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB) and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB.BH). Further details on the Butterfield Group can be obtained from our website at: www.butterfieldgroup.com.  
 
Butterfield Bank (Guernsey) Limited (“BBGL”) is licensed and regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) under The Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1994 and The Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987, each as amended from time to time, under registration number 85. BBGL’s products and services are available in Guernsey and only in those other jurisdictions where they may be legally offered or obtained. BBGL is registered under the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017, under registration number 11160 and with the Guernsey Registry under registration number 21061. BBGL is a participant in the Guernsey Banking Deposit Compensation Scheme (the “Scheme”) established by The Banking Compensation Scheme Deposit of Guernsey Ordinance, 2008 (the “Ordinance”). The scheme offers protection only in respect of ‘qualifying deposits’ (as that term is used in the Ordinance) of up to £50,000, subject to certain limitations. The maximum total amount of compensation is capped at £100,000,000 in any 5-year period subject to certain limitations as set out in the Ordinance. Full details are available on the Scheme’s website www.dcg.gg or upon request.    
 
Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited (“BTGL”) is licensed and regulated by the GFSC under the Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2000, as amended, under registration number 101113. BTGL is registered under the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017, under registration number 10959 and with the Guernsey Registry under registration number 31645. BBGL and BTGL both have their Registered Office address at P.O. Box 25, Regency Court, Glategny Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 3AP.   
 
Butterfield Bank (Jersey) Limited (“BBJL”) is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct deposit-taking business under the Banking Business (Jersey) Law 1991 (as amended), and investment business, fund service business and money service business pursuant to the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998, (as amended). BBJL is registered under the Data Protection (Jersey) Law, 2018 and is registered with the Jersey Registrar of Companies for the purpose of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (as amended). The registered address and principal place of business for BBJL is at: St Paul’s Gate, New Street, St Helier, Jersey JE4 5PU. Company registration number 124784.  Butterfield Bank (Jersey) Limited is a participant in the Jersey Bank Depositors Compensation Scheme. The Scheme offers protection for eligible deposits of up to £50,000. The maximum total amount of compensation is capped at £100,000,000 in any 5 year period. Full details of the Scheme and banking groups covered are available on the States of Jersey website www.gov.je/dcs, or on request.  
 

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