Paducah Bank Presents Check for $8,000 to Paducah Cooperative Ministry

PCM 2016Paducah Bank presented a check to Paducah Cooperative Ministry on January 10 for $8,000 to support the work of the organization in feeding the hungry in Paducah-McCracken County. 

“Three years ago, we began a partnership with our customers to support our commitment to the needs of the community,” said Paducah Bank President Mardie Herndon. “Our Swipe and Serve project allows our customers to help us help those who are hungry in our city and county. With each signature-based debit card transaction that our customers make, we set aside a contribution to a local organization that helps feed the hungry. This is our fourth quarter contribution of 2016, and we have once again surpassed our quarterly goal of $7,500!  In total, Paducah Bank provided more than $30,000 to feed the hungry  in 2016. This is a fantastic testament to the people who make Paducah Bank the kind of community bank that we can all be very proud of.”

“Paducah Bank continues to be a great supporter of our work in the community,” said Heidi Suhrheinrich, Executive Director of Paducah Cooperative Ministry. “An average of more than 500 households a month receive emergency groceries from PCM thanks to our generous community and the terrific people at Paducah Bank. Not only did they provide monetary help, they also provided much needed manpower and service hours – stocking shelves, distributing groceries, etc. We are very grateful for their help.”

“We recently announced the four Swipe and Serve beneficiaries who will receive funds in 2017,” said Paducah Bank Marketing Director Susan Guess. “The first quarter beneficiary is New Pathways for Children, and Paducah Bank employees will soon begin volunteering their time there as part of the Mentoring and Meals program for at-risk children. We hope our customers will continue their good work from last year so we can provide a strong donation to this deserving organization.”