Forcht Bank’s third year of the “Stick a Forcht in Hunger” food drive collected a record amount of non-perishable food items for local food banks. With the help of their customers and employees, Forcht Bank collected 48,461 non-perishable food items, an increase over the 2017 number of 41,421 items collected.
The non-perishable food items were collected throughout Forcht Bank’s 12 community markets in Kentucky. Additionally, Forcht Bank is donating $10 for every checking account that was opened between November 6th and December 20th. During the 6 week time frame of the food drive, 436 personal checking accounts were opened making a grand total of $4,360 donated to purchase more food for food banks.
Forcht Bank is a Kentucky-owned community bank with approximately $1.2 billion in assets and 24 banking centers in 12 counties – Fayette, Jefferson, Boone, Grant, Madison, Taylor, Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley, Knox, McCreary and Green. www.forchtbank.com