LANSING – Horizon Bank has donated $5,000 to the Capital Area United Way Emergency Relief Fund to help provide direct assistance to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We greatly appreciate this generous donation from Horizon Bank,” said Teresa Kmetz, president and CEO Capital Area United Way. “This gift will be providing direct financial assistance to households in crisis. Because of this gift and the gifts of others, people in need of financial assistance due to the COVID-19 crisis can call 2-1-1 to initiate a rapid response to meet their basic financial obligations such as those for housing, utilities, and childcare. The commitment by Horizon Bank and its employees to help our local families affected by this pandemic is evident through their generosity and ongoing involvement.”
Horizon Bank Market President of Greater Lansing Chris Nugent said: “This relief fund will directly assist individuals and families in the Tri County area who are struggling with basic needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Horizon’s investment in the well-being of our community is currently one of our highest priorities."
Central Michigan 2-1-1 is available for anyone experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic. By simply dialing 2-1-1, a call specialist will assist in connecting them with available resources and to apply for assistance from the Emergency Relief Fund.
About Horizon Bancorp, Inc.
Horizon Bank has pledged $250,000 in aid for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are being allocated across several not-for-profit groups who are working to assist affected individuals in the communities we serve in the States of Indiana and Michigan. Horizon Bank, Inc. is an independent, commercial bank holding company serving Indiana and Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary, Horizon Bank. Horizon Bank may be reached online at www.horizonbank.com. Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.
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