Horizon Bank Donates $50,000 to Area Food Pantries

December 19, 2011 12:44 PM

In celebration of the holiday, Horizon Bank is donating $50,000 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; Center Township Food Pantry; Harbor Country Food Pantry; Housing Opportunities; Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes; State Street Food Bank of La Porte; Living Grace Church of Merrillville Food Pantry; Portage Food Pantry; Salvation Army of Michigan City; St. Vincent DePaul Food Bank; Supplemental United Food Pantry; Salvation Army of Porter County; Council on Aging of Elkhart County, Inc.; Salvation Army of South Bend; The Window; Westchester Neighborhoods Food Pantry; Salvation Army of St. Joseph, Michigan and the Whiting Food Pantry


"Horizon Bank is pleased to share our good fortune that we have been blessed with during these tough economic times. Therefore in celebration of the Holiday Season, Horizon Bank is donating $50,000 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.


Contact: Horizon Bancorp

Mark E. Secor

Chief Financial Officer

(219) 873-2611

Fax: (219) 874-9280