• Marquette Bank Collects Over 250 Toys Through Neighborhood Toy Drive
    Neighborhood Bank gives back this holiday season with toy drive 


    Orland Park, IL (December 6, 2013) – Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, held its 4th annual Neighborhood Toy Drive where business customers and clients of the Bank were encouraged to donate new toys that would go to a child in need this Christmas. This past holiday season, over 250 toys were collected and given out through local organizations and through bank efforts.

    “During the holidays, people should spread joy and happiness, especially to those less fortunate, “Betty Kosky-Harn, Executive Vice President, said. “We would like to thank all of our business customers and clients for their donations which made our Neighborhood Toy Drive a success again this year.”

    Once toys were collected through the Toy Drive, they were disturbed through various efforts and charitable organizations for children in need. Some of the toys were given to children and families through the Marquette Bank Adopt-a-Family Program, where the bank teamed up with seven local organizations and fulfilled holiday wish lists for 20 families, including 75 children. Toys collected during the Toy Drive were also distributed to Clara’s House, a shelter for women and children in Chicago, and the Toy Box Connection, a local nonprofit located in the south suburbs that provides toys to children in need.

    The 4th annual Neighborhood Toy Drive was part of the Marquette Neighborhood Commitment, where each quarter Marquette Bank focuses on a different area of need – shelter, hunger, education and health/wellness. For more information about the bank or the Marquette Neighborhood Commitment, call 1-888-254-9500 or visit www.emarquettebank.com/neighborhood

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    Photo Caption: Marquette Bank’s business customers and clients helped donate over 250 toys during the bank’s 4th annual Neighborhood Toy Drive. 





    About Marquette Bank:     

    Marquette National Corporation is a $1.5 billion diversified financial holding company for Marquette Bank. Marquette Bank has been a locally owned and operated bank providing personalized banking service since 1945. Marquette Bank is a full-service, customer-focused neighborhood bank that serves the financial needs of Chicagoland communities, offering an extensive line of financial products including retail banking, home financing, trust services and business banking. Marquette Bank has a lending portfolio of almost $1 billion in Chicagoland and offers home mortgages, multifamily lending, commercial mortgages, lines of credit, commercial real estate loans and small business lending. Marquette Bank regularly offers free financial literacy and education seminars, workshops and classes to customers, schools, senior groups, community organizations and local residents including personal financial and home buyer education classes. Marquette Bank has 22 retail branches located in Chicago, Aurora, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Lemont, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Romeoville and Summit, Illinois. Marquette Bank provides customers mobile banking, online banking and telephone banking options and free access to over 55,000 Allpoint and Starsf ATMs worldwide.

    Marquette Bank is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Connect with Marquette Bank on social media on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Tumblr. For more information visit: http://www.emarquettebank.com or call 1-888-254-9500.