WESTON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Florida Community Bank Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: FCB), is raising awareness by hosting a children’s sneaker donation drive at all FCB banking centers in the month of April. The children’s sneakers collected will be donated to local charities supporting children in foster care.
“At Florida Community Bank we are very passionate about aiding the communities we live and serve, and is proud to collect sneakers for children of all ages to make a difference in Florida foster care organizations”
FCB rolled out its “Year of the Child,” company-wide philanthropy initiative in 2015, which focuses on supporting local children in foster care. Since its launch, FCB employees have raised more than $28,000 to support the cause, and continue their commitment to children by bringing awareness to the issue of child abuse prevention.
“At Florida Community Bank we are very passionate about aiding the communities we live and serve, and is proud to collect sneakers for children of all ages to make a difference in Florida foster care organizations,” stated Kent Ellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Community Bank.
On Friday, April 28, FCB invites customers and members of the community to visit any FCB banking center and join FCB team members in wearing blue in support and to enjoy complimentary refreshments and goodies while supplies last. Blue is the designated color of Child Abuse Prevention Month.
For more information on FCB’s philanthropic efforts or to find a local FCB banking center, visit https://www.floridacommunitybank.com/