Blackhawk Bank Hosts 2022 Annual Food Drive

October 3, 2022 (Beloit, WI) –Blackhawk Bank’s annual Grateful Giving Thanksgiving Food Drive will begin on Monday, October 10th and will run through Saturday, November 12, 2022. The goal of this community food drive is to provide Thanksgiving Day meals for families in need through the Bank’s mission partners.
Blackhawk Bank’s twelve mission partners include: The Salvation Army of Beloit, St. Vincent DePaul of Beloit, Caritas of Beloit, Old Stone Church of Northern Winnebago County, Victory Outreach of Rockford, Rock River Valley Food Pantry of Rockford, YWCA of Janesville, Empower Boone of Belvidere, FISH of McHenry, Wauconda/Island Food Pantry, Food for Greater Elgin and St. Peter Community Food Pantry - Geneva.
Non-perishable items being collected include: stuffing mix, instant potatoes, canned cranberries, yams, sweet potatoes, corn, green beans, fruit, macaroni and cheese, cake mix, and icing. Monetary donations collected during this food drive will be evenly distributed among the mission partners and be used to purchase turkeys and hams.
Blackhawk’s goal is to collect $12,500 and 2500 non-perishables by November 12th, 2022 for timely distribution to the local food pantries. Donations will be accepted at any Blackhawk Bank location:
  • Downtown Beloit Banking Center- 400 Broad Street, Beloit, WI 53511
  • Beloit-East Banking Center- 2200 Cranston Road, Beloit WI 53511
  • Janesville Banking Center- 2525 Milton Avenue, Janesville, WI 53545
  • Belvidere Banking Center- 2141 North State Street, Belvidere, IL 61008
  • Rockford 11th Street Banking Center – 3101 11th Street Rockford, IL 61109
  • Rockford Perryville Banking Center- 2475 North Perryville Road, Rockford, IL 61107
  • Roscoe Banking Center- 5506 Clayton Circle, Roscoe, IL 61073
  • Machesney Park Banking Center- 9609 Forest Hills Road, Machesney Park, IL 61115
  • McHenry Banking Center- 3814 West Elm Street, McHenry, IL 60050
  • Saint Charles Banking Center- 460 South First Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174
Progress for this year’s Grateful Giving can be tracked through Blackhawk Bank’s Facebook page.

About Blackhawk Bank

Established in 1881, Blackhawk Bank has served individuals, families and business owners for over 140 years. The Bank operates ten full-service banking centers in Beloit and Janesville, Wisconsin and in Rockford, Belvidere, Machesney Park, Roscoe, McHenry and Saint Charles, Illinois. The Bank also operates a Mortgage Processing Center in Roscoe, Illinois. Complete information about Blackhawk Bank can be found at
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