• Marquette Bank Employees Participate in "Meals from the Heart" Program in Oak Lawn
    Local bank employees volunteer to prepare meals for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Oak Lawn 

     

    Orland Park, IL (March 25, 2014) –– Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, recently participated in the “Meals from the Heart” volunteer program at the Oak Lawn Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital. “Meals from the Heart” provides home-cooked meals for families staying long hours with their children who are being treated for a serious illness or injury at Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital.

    “Meals from the Heart is one of the most touching service projects Marquette Bank is involved with and it gives our employees a chance to touch the lives of people who are going through a difficult time,” Christie Cox, Director of the Marquette Neighborhood Commitment, said. “We’ve been volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House for the past four years and our employees love being involved because it truly is a humbling experience.”

    Marquette Bank’s volunteer effort at the Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital is part of the Marquette Neighborhood Commitment where each quarter the 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, visit www.emarquettebank.com/neighborhood or call 1-888-254-9500. 

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    Photo Caption: Marquette Bank employees (from left to right) Gene Malfeo, Mark Wojack, John Popow, Kate McLaughlin and Alan Kwasneski take a break from preparing food to pose for a photo at the Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn. 

     

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    Photo Caption: Marquette Bank employees Kate McLaughlin (left) and Lydia Payton (right) recently volunteered to prepare a meal for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Oak Lawn as part of its “Meals from the Heart” program.


    About the Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital:

    The Ronald McDonald House is located at the corner of 93rd Street and Kostner Avenue in Oak Lawn. It first opened its doors on Dec.15, 2008 as the fourth location in the Chicagoland area. The staff and volunteers of this 16 bedroom House are proud to have welcomed more than 600 families, served over 850 meals and community volunteers have provided over 30,000 hours of service since opening. For more information about the Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital, call 1-708-423-5285 or visit www.rmhccni.org.

      

    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.