WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Florida Community Bank (FCB) invites all surrounding communities of FCB banking centers to join in on a back to school supplies donation drive. All FCB banking centers will gladly accept new school supplies during the month of July and will be donating to more than 45 local children’s organizations throughout 17 counties in Florida. With the support of 46 FCB banking centers, employees, customers and communities across Florida, these supplies will reach thousands of students.
“We place a great emphasis on philanthropic initiatives within our organization, due to the connection we believe that lies between our success as a company and the well-being of our local communities,” said Kent Ellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Community Bank. “We are thrilled to welcome the local communities’ participation of all banking centers to ensure children are prepared for the upcoming school year.”
Local children throughout the state of Florida will be able to use these new collected items to help ensure they have a successful upcoming school year. Suggested supplies to donate include: backpacks, lunch totes, notebooks, pencils, eraser, headphones, and Ziploc bags. For the complete list of organizations that will be receiving the supplies and suggested items to donate, please visit our website at https://www.floridacommunitybank.com/events.htm
Florida Community Bank is committed to supporting the communities in which they live and serve, and participate in philanthropic efforts throughout the year. In 2015, FCB launched The Year of the Child multi-point initiative, which focuses on providing funds and resources to help children and teens thrive within the community. Other activities in line with the Year of the Child include FCB’s annual Blue Day in support of child abuse awareness, sneaker drives at all banking centers and Change for Change for FCB employees to support local foster care organizations. For more information on FCB’s philanthropic initiatives and to find a local banking center, visit 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 $9.5 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.