SOURCE: BMO Harris Bank

BMO Harris Bank

June 06, 2013 15:30 ET

BMO Harris Bank Volunteers Lend a Hand to Chicago's South Suburbs

Crisis Center, Food Pantry, Local Seniors to Benefit From Bank's Employee Volunteer Day

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2013) - Employees of BMO Harris Bank partnered with over 50 organizations in the Greater Chicagoland Area for their largest annual Employee Volunteer Day yet. During the week of June 3, over 1,500 Chicagoland employees took time away from their desk to volunteer at various nonprofits throughout their community.

Nearly 50 employees in the south suburbs rolled up their sleeves to help their community and those in need. Among their many projects, they:

  • Visited with seniors at the Village of Orland Park, serving food and playing games during the annual senior picnic
  • Painted and cleaned Tinley Park's Crisis Center of South Suburbia, brightening one of the center's classrooms
  • Helped the New Lenox Community Park District get ready for summer by planting flowers and small plants throughout Firefighter's Park
  • Delivered and organized pre-ordered groceries to New Lenox Township's food pantry

"We are so fortunate that our volunteer efforts continue to grow each year with more projects and more employees getting out in our communities to make a change," said Julie Curran, Regional President, BMO Harris Bank. "BMO Volunteer Day is something many of us look forward to and we're proud to see it make such a great difference throughout the south suburbs."

Over 5,600 BMO employees participated in this year's North American-wide BMO Volunteer Day, initially started in 2001.

About BMO Harris Bank
BMO Harris Bank provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through over 600 branches and approximately 1,300 ATMs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, Arizona and Florida. BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughout the U.S. For more information about BMO Harris Bank, go to the company fact sheet. Deposit and loan products and services provided by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. BMO Harris Bank(SM) is a trade name used by BMO Harris Bank N.A. BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a North American financial organization with approximately 1,600 branches, and approximately $542 billion in assets (as of Jan. 31, 2013).

Contact Information

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    Anna Seifert
    (312) 461-6199