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Independent Bank will Participate in 3rd Annual Volunteer Day

By Independent Bank September 28 2018 Giving Back

4th largest Michigan-based bank will be closed on Columbus Day to volunteer in local communities

Independent Bank will be closed on Columbus Day, October 8, 2018, to participate in its third annual all-employee volunteer day.  

Independent Bank’s “Making A Difference Day” is a day when each employee across Michigan and Ohio will voyage out into their local communities to make a difference in a variety of ways. Departments had the opportunity to select from various organizations and non-profits to lend their time for the day. The organizations where teams of Independent Bank employees will be volunteering include:

Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank  Almost Home Animal Rescue League American Cancer Society
Antique Toy and Firehouse Museum Arenac County Historical Society Arts for All of Northern Michigan
Bay County Animal Control Belding Area Schools Beyond Basics
Big Rapids Public Schools Blandford Nature Center Carson City-Crystal Area Schools
Caseville Public Schools Cherryland Humane Society City of Belding
City of Eaton Rapids City of Olivet City of Pinconning
City of White Cloud City Rescue Mission D.A. Blodgett - St. John's
East Side Soup Kitchen Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding Father Fred Foundation
Food Gatherers Forgotten Harvest Freedom Builders Missions of America
Friends of Pine Ridge Cemetery Friends of the Pigeon District Library Friends of the White Pine Trail
Garber Heritage House Museum God's Helping Hands of Michigan, Inc. Green Acres of Ionia
Habitat for Humanity of Ionia County Habitat for Humanity of Kent County Habitat for Humanity of Lapeer-Tuscola Counties
Habitat for Humanity - Grand Traverse Region Heartside Ministries Hidden Harvest
IKUS Life Enrichment Services IM Kids 3rd Meal Ionia Community Awareness
Ionia County Ionia Public Schools Ionia State Recreation Area
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan Livingston County United Way Macomb Family Services, Inc.
Marlette Regional Hospital Mel Trotter Ministries Methodist Children's Home Society
Muskegon Rescue Mission Next Step of West Michigan North Branch Emergency Aid Thrift Shop
North Kent Connect Northwest Elementary School Old Town Commercial Association
Parkwood YMCA Peace Ranch Porter Hills Foundation
Portland Community Fund Potter Park Zoological Society Pregnancy Aid Detroit
Preserve Hickory Hills Recycle Ionia Relief After Violent ENcounter
Revive Ministries Ronald McDonald House Charities Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan
Room at the Inn Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum Committee Sand Lake Chamber of Commerce
Schall Elementary School Siren/Eaton Shelter Springport Elementary School
TART Trails, Inc. Thumb Industries, Inc. Tri-County Area Schools
True North Community Services Unionville Community Association Vienna Township Business Development
West Midland Family Center Williamston Food Bank Youth Haven

“Independent Bank is proud to continue our third year of giving back to local organizations in our communities during our Making A Difference Day,” said President and CEO, Brad Kessel. “Our employees look forward to this every year, and it’s always great to see how much can be accomplished by partnering with these wonderful organizations.”

Learn more about Making A Difference Day


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