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News Release: Blackhawk Bank Collects Over $14,000 During Annual Food Drive

November 16, 2020 (Beloit, WI) – Blackhawk Bank’s annual ‘Grateful Giving’ Thanksgiving Food Drive has concluded. Blackhawk Bank raised $14,484.60 and 2,616 non-perishable items, with the help of employees and customers taking the initiative to donate. The Bank received an additional donation from Seneca Foods in Janesville, Wisconsin. Seneca donated 170 cases of canned corn and green beans to the food drive.

Blackhawk Bank’s ten mission partners include The Salvation Army of Beloit, St. Vincent DePaul of Beloit, Caritas, Old Stone Church of Northern Winnebago County, Victory Outreach of Rockford, Rock River Valley Food Pantry of Rockford, YWCA of Janesville, Empower Boone, FISH of McHenry, and Wauconda Island Lake Food Pantry.

Each mission partner received over $1,400 in cash donations and over 260 non-perishables. These items will help provide Thanksgiving Day meals for families in need through the Bank’s mission partners.

About Blackhawk Bank

Established in 1881, Blackhawk Bank has served individuals, families and business owners for 139 years. The Bank operates eleven full-service banking centers in Beloit and Janesville, Wisconsin and in Rockford, Belvidere, Machesney Park, Roscoe, McHenry, Island Lake, and Richmond, Illinois. The Bank also operates a Business Banking Center in Elgin, Illinois and a Mortgage Processing Center in Roscoe, Illinois. Complete information about Blackhawk Bank can be found at www.blackhawkbank.com.  Member FDIC | Equal Housing Lender