Shown left to right at Pioneer Valley Headquarters in Springfield on Wednesday, June 15: James Bzdyra, First Niagara; David Ring, New England Regional President, First Niagara; Rick Lee, Executive Director, American Red Cross - Pioneer Valley Chapter; Carole Ibsen, First Niagara; Joseph Shaw, First Niagara.

First Niagara recently showed its support for residents affected by recent tornadoes in Western Massachusetts with a $10,000 donation to the American Red Cross, Pioneer Valley.

New England Regional President David Ring and other bank officials presented the check to Red Cross chapter Executive Director Rick Lee during a visit to the chapter office in Springfield.

The money will go to the relief effort and aid those who suffered damages from the June 1 tornadoes that swept through Springfield and Hampden and Worcester counties.