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Community Giving

Over a Century of Helping Others

Timberland Bank was founded in 1915 to serve the financial needs of individuals, families and businesses. More than one century later, the commitment continues.  Every year, Timberland Bank earmarks funds for charitable giving to assist with local needs. In giving back to local causes, we enrich not only our communities and hometowns, but also our company and ourselves.

To request charitable funds on behalf of your organization, please download our Giving Request Form.


Paul Long speaks at the 2019 Business Summit

Business Summit

Attention local business leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs: The annual South Sound Business Summit is kicking off online beginning May 5th! Join Timberland Senior Vice President and Business Banker, Paul Long, online and hear from renowned business leaders and inspirational speakers. 

Please visit the South Sound Business Summit’s website to learn more about the event, this year’s speakers and tickets. All profits will also continue to support the Washington State Small Business Development Center.

Tess Faughn at the Yelm Prairie Days parade as the Grand Marshall

Yelm Prairie Days

The Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce selected our Assistant Vice President and Branch Operations Supervisor in Yelm, Tess Faughn, to be the grand marshal of the 2019 Prairie Days Parade. Tess was selected for the honor because of her outstanding history of community involvement. 

Matt DeBord, coworkers and his family stand onstage as Matt is awarded Person of the Year by the Olympia Downtown Alliance
Timberland Bank employees pose for a photo during a repackaging event at a local food bank
Timberland employees pose for a photo at their table at the University of Washington Summer Soiree
Carol Duris speaks into a microphone at Rotary #8 event

Tacoma Rotary #8

Carol Duris was named President of Tacoma Rotary #8, becoming one of only 10 female Presidents in its entire 109 year-long history. As President, Carol takes the lead in many fundraising efforts, like food drives for the Emergency Food Network and installing Little Free Libraries in local communities.

Ashley Worth and coworkers at the Thurston County Leadership graduation celebration

Thurston County Leadership

Senior Vice President and Business Banker, Ashley Worth, competed the Thurston County Leadership program. This program was established to develop community leaders in Thurston County and equip local leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to face complex issues facing the South Sound.

Group holds "Welcome to Habitat for Humanity" sign in front of work site
Group poses for a photo in a park in Hoquiam
Richard Pifer accepts an award from the Gig Harbor Art League
Congratulations Timberland Bancorp Celebrating 100 Years of Community Banking
Timberland bank location in West Olympia
Wendy and Carol volunteer as bell ringers for the Salvation Army

Our History

We consider it a remarkable accomplishment and privilege to have adapted, prospered and continued to grow for more than a century, all under local leadership. 

Our Locations

Visit a location near you in Grays Harbor, Thurston, Lewis, Pierce, Kitsap, King County. 

Customer Testimonials 

"I spoke to Wendy Michelbrink for the first time around 4:45 on Friday and she was there throughout the whole process and so helpful."