In honor of Giving Tuesday, and in continual commitment to helping communities grow and thrive, Byline Bank announced $15,000 in local donations, awarding $5,000 each to three local charitable organizations in Evanston, Oak Park, and Oswego, Illinois.
“We are proud to assist local charitable organizations realize their missions both financially and through volunteer hours. We take our role as trusted community members to heart,” said Megan Biggam, Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Banking. “Giving back to our community remains the number one priority of our market leaders and branch employees.”
Listed below are the organizations Byline is assisting this Giving Tuesday:
Infant Welfare Society of Evanston provides exceptional care and education for infants and young children of all socioeconomic levels in the surrounding communities and gives at-risk families the parenting support and education to be successful.
Kendall County Community Food Pantry in Oswego-Yorkville provides food, household goods, personal care items, and other necessities to neighbors in need in Kendall County.
Suburban Unity Alliance of Oak Park promotes unity through equitable community practices that showcase the diversity of suburban communities, raise discrimination awareness, and bring entire communities together based on empathy, collaboration, and equitable philanthropic endeavors.
These donations are part of Byline Bank’s overarching commitment of community support, which so far includes more than $120,000 in sponsorships dollars and $200,000 in Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) grants towards financing for affordable housing initiatives, education and financial literacy, health and welfare, small business, and workforce development in 2022.