WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Florida Community Bank Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: FCB), is raising awareness by hosting a children’s sneaker donation drive at all FCB banking centers in the month of April. The children’s sneakers collected will be donated to local charities supporting children in foster care.
FCB rolled out its “Year of the Child,” company-wide philanthropy initiative in 2015, which focuses on supporting local children in foster care. Since its launch, FCB employees have raised more than $28,000 to support the cause, and continue their commitment to children by bringing awareness to the issue of child abuse prevention.
“At Florida Community Bank we are very passionate about aiding the communities we live and serve, and is proud to collect sneakers for children of all ages to make a difference in Florida foster care organizations,” stated Kent Ellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Community Bank.
On Friday, April 28, FCB invites customers and members of the community to visit any FCB banking center and join FCB team members in wearing blue in support, and to enjoy complimentary refreshments and goodies while supplies last. Blue is the designated color of Child Abuse Prevention Month.
For more information on FCB’s philanthropic efforts or to find a local FCB banking center, visit https://www.floridacommunitybank.com/
About Florida Community Bank
Florida Community Bank (NYSE:FCB) is the third largest Florida-based independent bank, and among the most highly capitalized banks in the state. Recently awarded a five-star rating from Bauer Financial™, FCB assets are $9.1 billion, with capital ratios that exceed regulatory standards by a wide margin. Since its founding in 2010, FCB has been steadfast in its commitment to delivering personalized service, innovation, and products and services equal to those offered by the national banks with an ever-growing team of highly-experienced associates and financial planning professionals. Similarly, FCB recognizes the importance of community, fostering a corporate culture that promotes employee volunteerism at all levels, while supporting community-based programs and partnerships that help promote greater financial independence and improved quality of life for families. FCB serves individuals, businesses and communities across the state with 46 full-service banking centers from east to west, and from Daytona Beach to Miami-Dade. For more information, visit FloridaCommunityBank.com. Equal Housing Lender, Member FDIC.