$20,000 Donated to Local Organizations Impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago recently made available $20,000 in grants to each of its members to assist small businesses and nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Washington Savings Bank was a grant recipient and proudly donated the $20,000 grant to the following organizations that have helped provide COVID-19 relief in our communities.
In Effingham County donations were made to Effingham Child Development Center, Blessings in a Backpack (Effingham), Community Support Systems, Catholic Charities Food Pantry, St. John’s Lutheran Food Bank, C.E.F.S. Meals on Wheels, and LeAnn Schroeder Hardiek Friendship Endowment. In Coles County we were able to help the Mattoon Food Bank, Nancy Conlon Kindness for Kids, Camp New Hope and Mattoon Salvation Army.
Washington Savings Bank’s president, David Doedtman said, “This grant was a tremendous opportunity to make an impact on our community. The organizations we donated to have all done their part to help people during these trying times.”
Overall the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago made $30 million total available to be divided amongst its members.