SOURCE: BMO Harris Bank

BMO Harris Bank

June 04, 2013 10:22 ET

Media Advisory: BMO Harris Bank Employees Help Fight Hunger in Rockford With Local Food Banks

ROCKFORD, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 4, 2013) - BMO Harris Bank employees are setting out to make a difference. On June 5, nearly 50 BMO volunteers will be taking time away from their desk to volunteer throughout the Rockford region.

WHAT: Volunteers will be working at the Rock River Valley Pantry, helping sort and inspect goods, repackage dry goods, and tend to the pantry's produce garden beds.

Volunteers at the Northern Illinois Food Bank will be cleaning and packaging donated food prior to distribution.

Spokespeople will be available for interviews at each site.

WHEN: June 5, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Rock River Valley Pantry, 421 South Rockton, Rockford, Ill. (1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Northern Illinois Food Bank, 6315 North 2nd Street, Loves Park, Ill. (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

These activities are part of BMO Volunteer Day, in which approximately 5,600 BMO Financial Group employees across North America will be participating in more than 470 projects to improve their communities. 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:
    Anna Seifert
    (630) 742-0498