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MountainOne and NeighborWorks Partner on a Successful Book Drive

On November 16th, 2023 a group of Mountaineers participated in a hands-on Volunteer Day. Together, they loaded 500+ books (previously collected as part of our Book Drive) and delivered them to an affordable housing property managed by NeighborWorks Housing Solutions in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Our Mountaineer volunteers, along with help from Serenity and Emily from NeighborWorks, assembled five circular wooden bookshelves to go on each floor of the residential building. The remaining books were then delivered to the library of the other NeighborWorks’ property across the street. The whole group truly enjoyed getting out and supporting the local South Shore MA community! đź“š

Volunteer crew
Pictured: Mountaineers Kerry Richards, Lucille Weare, Paul Ames, and Devon Stone
Book drive - books
Pictured: A sampling of the books collected in our South Shore MA book drive

THANK YOU to everyone who participated and donated books! Our hope is that the families living in the NeighborWorks’ residential properties will enjoy these books for many years to come.

Book Drive
Pictured: Mountaineer volunteers loading books into one of the NeighborWorks’ libraries


NeighborWorks® Housing Solutions (NHS) is a housing service provider that provides services to more than 20,000 households in over 75 cities and towns across the region. In addition to building and managing nearly 900 units of housing for veterans, families, the elderly, formerly homeless individuals, and others in need, NHS offers a wide range of housing services, including foreclosure prevention counseling, home rehabilitation loans and grants, financial coaching and first-time homebuyer workshop, and resources for those facing housing insecurity. To learn more, visit


MountainOne is a mutual holding company headquartered in North Adams, MA. Founded in 1848, MountainOne Bank provides a complete array of personal and business banking and electronic services. MountainOne Bank is a Member FDIC, Member DIF, and Equal Housing Lender. Products and services are offered at full service offices in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, North Adams, Williamstown) and on Boston’s South Shore (Quincy, Rockland, Scituate).

To learn more about MountainOne’s support in the community, visit

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