On Nov. 22, FNBC President Marty Sellars and Martin Carpenter, Chairman and CEO, presented $1,500 checks to seven local charities and food banks to help curb hunger in the area. The organizations are in the five county area which FNBC serves.
Deborah Fry, FNBC's Vice President of Sales and Marketing, said bank employees have also partnered with fellow employees to provide food baskets for elderly residents, along with Christmas gifts for 50 foster children in the area.
The employees began gathering gifts for local foster children, including needed items, as well as something the child wished for.
The FNBC employees are also collecting non- perishable food items to fill holiday boxes for the elderly
"We're very much aware of the difficulties many of our families are experiencing right now. We hope that what we are doing will make their way a little easier going through the winter," said Carpenter.
The bank is reaching out to over 200 individuals and families during the holiday season.
The agencies who received the donations expressed their gratitude for the donations which allow them to assist others through their individual charities.