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Marquette Bank Kicks Off Sixth Annual School Supply Drive Local bank collects school supplies to help needy youth going back to school this Fall
Orland Park, IL (July 14, 2014) –– Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, launched its sixth annual Neighborhood School Supply Drive, collecting items including crayons, glue, spiral notebooks and backpacks, now through Aug. 9. All school supply donations will benefit students in need from neighboring communities and will be distributed through local schools and community organizations. “Marquette Bank is an avid supporter of education in the local community, providing a number of educational-related programs such as the scholarship fund, financial literacy courses and school supply drive,” Betty Kosky-Harn, Executive Vice President, said. “Donating school supplies to enable more students to excel in the classroom is just another way we support education and the students in our neighborhoods.” Customers, employees, neighbors and businesses can donate school supplies at any of Marquette Bank’s 22 locations now through Aug. 9. Marquette Bank is accepting donations of backpacks, binders, tissue, calculators, colored pencils, crayons, dictionaries, erasers, flash cards, folders, glue sticks, hand sanitizer, highlighters, paper towels, pens/pencils, rulers, sanitary wipes, scissors, spiral notebooks, washable markers and other general school supplies. The Neighborhood School Supply Drive is part of Marquette Bank’s Neighborhood Commitment, in which the bank focuses each quarter on a different area of need: shelter, hunger, education and health/wellness. For more information about Marquette Bank and its Neighborhood Commitment, visit www.emarquettebank.com/neighborhood or call 1-888-254-9500.
Photo Caption: Marquette Bank is accepting donations of school supply items at all 22 bank locations through Aug. 9 as part of its Neighborhood School Supply Drive.
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