Farmers & Merchants gives back to area

MARINETTE — Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust recently donated $20,000 to 10 area community organizations. The funds were the proceeds of a COVID-19 Relief Grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago which was made available to its member institutions to support nonprofit organizations in their local communities.

Recipients of the donations include:

■ Marinette Recreation Center debt reduction fund

■ Crivitz Area Food Pantry

■ St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry

■ Lake Ellen Camp

■ FC Green Bay

■ Peshtigo Girls Soccer

■ Oconto Falls Youth Football

■ Marinette Menominee Youth Hockey

■ Marinette County K-9 Unit

■ Suicide Prevention Network of Marinette & Menominee

Tom Maxwell II, president of Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust said, “During these times of economic uncertainty, these organizations need our support more than ever. As a hometown community bank, we believe it is important to give back to the organizations that provide such invaluable services to our youth and families. We are grateful to have the opportunity to do so.”

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