FNB DONATES TO THE FEEDING AMERICA BACKPACK PROGRAM
FOR MAYFIELD & GRAVES COUNTY SCHOOLS
November 17, 2014 (Mayfield, KY) In 2014, FNB Bank donated $4,000 to the Feeding America Program benefiting students from Mayfield and Graves County Schools. For the past four years, FNB employees from the Graves County offices elected to serve the Feeding America BackPack Program through their philanthropic fundraising efforts. Since 2011, FNB has donated over $12,000 to the Feeding America BackPack Program benefiting qualifying students from Mayfield and Graves County Schools.
FNB employees coordinated and participated in numerous events benefiting Feeding America throughout 2014, including various jean days, Wendy’s of Mayfield chili lunch, Cookout, Spring Fling Shopping Event, GCHS student car wash and concession sales during the Graves County and Mayfield Battle of the Birds football game.
Feeding America is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Their mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
The Feeding America Program is based out of the Purchase Area Development District (PADD) office and serves schools in Hickman, Fulton, Carlisle, and Graves County, with the addition of one school in McCracken County. PADD works with each school’s Family Resource/Youth Services Centers to fulfill the weekly mission of supplying food to the students. On average, the program serves over 392 students per week by providing a “BackPack” filled with nutritious and easy-to-prepare food items for the student to take home on weekends and holidays during the school year.
FNB Bank, founded in 1875, is one of the oldest banks in the state of Kentucky and ranks among the highest in the nation in the area of safety and soundness. The bank currently has eight locations: Mayfield Main, Mayfield Southside, Wingo, Lone Oak, Paducah, Murray, Cadiz Main, and Cadiz West. FNB is member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.
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