SOURCE: BMO Financial Group

June 04, 2013 10:20 ET

BMO Harris Bank Volunteers Lend a Hand to Southeast Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - Jun 4, 2013) -  On June 5th, over 700 BMO employees will be taking time away from their desk to volunteer throughout Southeast Wisconsin as part of BMO Volunteer Day. A wide variety of activities are taking place, including:

WHAT:

  • 70 volunteers will be building food boxes by packaging food items at the Hunger Task Force in Milwaukee.

  • 25 volunteers will be helping sand & paint trim, bend aluminum siding and plant victory gardens at the Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity warehouse. The volunteers will also be joined by John Henson of the Milwaukee Bucks.
     
  • 40 volunteers will be at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, where they will focus on packaging, labelling and sorting food in the warehouse. John Henson of the Milwaukee Bucks will also join volunteers at this event.

Spokespeople will be available for interviews at each site.

WHEN: June 5, 2013

WHERE:
Hunger Task Force Milwaukee, 300 E. College Ave, Building 205 and 201 S. Hawley Court (1 pm - 4 pm)

Habitat for Humanity, 3726 N. Booth Street. (9 am - 4 pm...John Henson of the Bucks will appear from 1 pm - 2 pm)

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, 1700 W. Fond du Lac (9 am - 4 pm...John Henson of the Bucks will appear from 2:30 - 3:30 pm)

Approximately 5,600 BMO employees across the U.S. and Canada are making a difference on June 5 by volunteering in our communities at more than 470 organizations. Launched in 2001, BMO Volunteer Day is a North American initiative that has grown significantly in each year of its efforts. Employees volunteer in a variety of projects throughout the bank's communities, including children and youth organizations, elder care, food banks, community housing, health care facilities, family resource centers, parks and recreational facilities, military personnel, relief organizations and homeless shelters.

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

  • Contact:
    Patrick O'Herlihy
    (312) 461-6970