SHEFFIELD – Bank Independent received over $11,776 in cash donations along with 970 items of non-perishable food in support of the 7th Annual Food Share drive. This year’s campaign was entitled, “Feed a Family for $5 with Food Share. This year’s donations, combined with the Bank’s $10,000 debit card grocery match pledge, totaled $21,776. That will be distributed to local food banks across North Alabama and distributed to area families in need.
“Food Share allows us to focus our efforts and impact families by meeting their most basic needs,” said Macke Mauldin, President and CEO of Bank Independent. “We’re grateful to the excellent local organizations who address these needs daily. We’re honored to partner with them through this drive and throughout the year.”
“We could never have anticipated the overwhelmingly positive response to the “Feed a Family for $5” campaign,” said Nikki Randolph, Community Engagement Officer at Bank Independent. “Thanks to everyone’s generous donations, we’re able to feed over 5,000 families through Food Share collections.”