Horizon Bank Donates $42,000 to Area Food Pantries

December 16, 2010 02:08 PM

In celebration of the holiday, Horizon Bank is donating $42,000 for local food pantries to provide for those in need.   

The following food pantries each received donations from Horizon Bank this holiday season: Benton Harbor/Benton Township Senior Services; Center Township Food Pantry; Church Community Services; Harbor Country Food Pantry; Housing Opportunities; Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes; LaPorte Salvation Army; Living Grace Church of Merrillville Food Pantry; Portage Food Pantry; Salvation Army; St. Vincent DePaul Food Bank; Supplemental United Food Pantry; The Food Bank of Northern Indiana; The Window; Westchester Neighborhoods Food Pantry and the Whiting Food Pantry

"Horizon Bank has been blessed with good fortune during these tough economic times and therefore in celebration of the Holiday Season, Horizon Bank is donating $42,000 to the local area food pantries.  We would like to thank our customers and the communities we serve for another great year," stated Craig Dwight, Chairman and CEO of Horizon Bank.

Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan.  Horizon also offers mortgage-banking services throughout the Midwest. Horizon Bancorp may be reached on the World Wide Web at www.accesshorizon.com.  Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol HBNC.