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Northwest Bank gives $1,000 to area Backpack Programs

posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 in Community News

image of backpack program donations

Northwest Bank locations in Milford, Arnolds Park and Spirit Lake organized efforts to raise money and gather food items for the Okoboji and Spirit Lake Schools Backpack Programs. These programs help supply food to youth and families in need.

Northwest Bank matched funds up to $500 for both programs. We are happy to announce that the goal was exceeded, thanks to caring and giving individuals and businesses in our communities! In addition to monetary donations, a good supply of food items was also collected for both programs.

Northwest Bank employees from Arnolds Park and Milford presented a total of $3,250.00 to benefit the Okoboji Backpack Program and Northwest Bank employees from Spirit Lake presented a total of $2,067.22 to benefit the Spirit Lake Backpack program. 

Northwest Bank employees are proud to be involved with this incredible ministry and we would like to sincerely thank everyone in the community for their support and generosity.

Northwest Bank is a $1.97 billion community bank that offers a full line of business, agricultural, mortgage, consumer deposit and lending services as well as wealth management services. Northwest Bank has offices located in Algona, Ames, Arnolds Park, Ankeny, Estherville, Fort Dodge, Humboldt, Le Mars, Milford, Sioux Center, Sioux City, Spencer, Spirit Lake, West Des Moines, Iowa and Omaha and La Vista, Nebraska .  


(Okoboji School check presentation)

Theresa Bargfrede, Lauren Rosacker and Ashley Hodgell from Northwest Bank present to OMS Counselor and Backpack Ministry board member, Eric Thompsen.

(Spirit Lake School check presentation)

Natalie Lindsey and Stephanie Marco from Northwest Bank preset to Spirit Lake School members,

Jill Dielschneider (Middle School Guidance), Lori Thompson (Elementary School Guidance Counselor)

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