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News Release: Blackhawk Bank Donates $20,000 in Grants to Local Charities

June 16, 2020 (Beloit, WI) – Blackhawk Bank recently presented a total of $20,000 in grant money to seven local charities in the southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois area.

Blackhawk Bank, as a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, was able to apply for grants on behalf of these charities as a part of the FHLB COVID-19 Relief Program. The service organizations that are receiving grant funds are those with which Blackhawk has a familiar understanding of their unique set of pandemic-related challenges.

The organizations receiving funds as a part of the FHLB COVID-19 Relief Program from Blackhawk Bank are Beloit Meals on Wheels (Beloit, Wisconsin) Belvidere Family YMCA (Belvidere Illinois), Stateline Boys and Girls Club, (Beloit Wisconsin), The Community Foundation for McHenry County (McHenry Illinois), The Harlem Community Center (Loves Park, Illinois), United Way Blackhawk Region (Janesville Wisconsin), and The Boys and Girls Club (Elgin, Illinois).

“We believe in and support the mission of the charities that were chosen for the FHLB COVID-19 Relief Program,” says Dave Adkins, President and CEO of Blackhawk Bank. “We are so grateful for all the work that these organizations have been doing in the communities, especially during such a challenging time.”

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