Press Release

First Bank contributes to local non-profits, September 2020

Written by: Susan Richwine |


Richmond, Indiana – First Bank Richmond announced today that for the month of September 2020, they made contributions to local not for profit organizations that total the amount of $1,900. The organizations who received these contributions include the following; Richmond High School Boys Basketball, Junior Achievement and Genesis. The listed organizations will apply these funds to various community events and key initiatives that foster quality of life and overall well-being.

"Genesis of Richmond is so thankful for the generosity of First Bank Foundation. Having their support during this difficult time when instances of domestic violence are high means a great deal to our program and the victims in our shelter.” - Becky Jewison, President of the Genesis Board

"We are proud to have First Bank Richmond as a sponsor for the Richmond Boys Basketball program. Their sponsorship is a tremendous help in offsetting the cost for many of our student/athletes. Each year we have been able to rely on First Bank Richmond and we are extremely blessed to have them in our Richmond community." – Shabaz Khaliq, Richmond High School Head Boys Basketball Coach

“First Bank is pleased to support the Richmond Community through our financial support of non- profit organizations. Partnering with these organizations is essential during this time when so many groups are struggling financially to keep their doors open.” - Kimberly Poinsett, Vice President – Community Relations, First Bank Richmond

First Bank Richmond is committed to be an integral partner to the communities in which they serve. Since 1887, not only have they provided their community with sound financial products and services, they have also fostered a philanthropic commitment that has made a significant impact through the dedication of their organization’s resources, talents and time. This commitment is facilitated through the following channels:

  • Financial support pledged through contributions and event sponsorships. In 2019, they proudly donated more than $400,000 to local not-for-profit organizations.
  • Board/employee leadership and participation with local not-for-profit organizations.
  • Donations (in-kind) and fundraising efforts to promote local initiatives.

For more information concerning the First Bank Community Foundation or local sponsorships and contributions, please contact Ms. Kimberly Poinsett, Vice President Community Relations at 765-973-4258 or kpoinsett@firstbankrichmond.com

 

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First Bank Richmond is an Indiana state-chartered commercial bank headquartered in Richmond, Indiana. The bank was originally established in 1887 as an Indiana state-chartered mutual savings and loan association. First Bank Richmond provides full banking services to individuals and businesses through its eight branches located in Indiana and five branches and one loan production office in Ohio. The Ohio offices currently operate as Mutual Federal, a division of First Bank Richmond.

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