News Release: Blackhawk Bank Kicks Off Thanksgiving Food Drive

Photo of Thanksgiving Dinner on a table with a caption which says Grateful Giving.
October 24, 2018 (Beloit, WI) – Blackhawk Bank’s annual Thanksgiving food drive, called Grateful Giving, has begun.

The goal of this community food drive is to provide Thanksgiving Day meals to 500+ families in need through The Salvation Army of Beloit, St. Vincent DePaul, Old Stone Church, Victory Outreach, Rock River Valley Food Pantry, Belvidere/Boone County Pantry, and Janesville’s YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter. Non-perishable items needed include stuffing mix, instant potatoes, canned cranberries, yams, sweet potatoes, corn, green beans, fruit, macaroni and cheese, cake mix, and icing. Funds collected will be used to purchase turkeys and hams.

The goal is to collect $10,500 and 3,300 non-perishables by November 9, 2018 for timely distribution to our local food pantries. All donations can be taken to 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 – 2124 North State Street, Belvidere, IL 61008
Rockford 11th Street Banking Center – 3101 11th Street, Rockford, IL 61109
Rockford Perryville Banking Center – 2475 N. 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

Supporters can track the progress of Grateful Giving through the Blackhawk Bank Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. In advance, thank you for your support. Working together, we can make a positive difference in our community.

About Blackhawk Bank
Established in 1881, Blackhawk Bank has served individuals, families and business owners for 137 years. The Bank operates eight full service banking centers in Beloit and Janesville, Wisconsin and in Rockford, Belvidere, Machesney Park and Roscoe, 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