Community Bank of the Chesapeake Wraps up Annual Food & Toy Drive, Thanks Community for Support

Waldorf, Maryland, January 11, 2016 – Community Bank of Chesapeake shared in the spirit of giving this holiday season as they presented representatives from the Southern Maryland Food Bank a monetary donation of $560.00 and over 787 pounds of food. The presentation marked the end of the bank’s Holiday Food & Toy drive, an annual event that supports local nonprofit organizations throughout its service area.   

Community Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Pasenelli, expressed his appreciation to the many customers and others who helped make this drive a success. “This drive shows the generosity of the communities we serve,” Pasenelli said. “During the holiday season, we are reminded about the importance of giving. We feel honored to have assisted families in need and appreciate the support of our community and our team.” 

This year’s Food & Toy Drive ran from November 12 to December 7, 2015. All branches of the Community Bank of the Chesapeake served as donation sites for customers and members of the community to drop off new toys and nonperishable food items. A total of 309 toys were donated to the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots programs in Southern Maryland, King George and Fredericksburg.

Food donations benefitted the Southern Maryland Food Bank, the King George Food Pantry and the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. Combined with the bank’s donation, a total of 5,187 pounds of food were given, supporting up to 264 families.

Headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland, Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a full-service commercial bank, with assets over $1 billion.  Through its 12 banking centers and four dedicated commercial lending centers, Community Bank of the Chesapeake offers a broad range of financial products and services to individuals and businesses.  Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Community Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: TCFC). More information about Community Bank of the Chesapeake can be found at