First Bank Foundation awards $36,100 to area non-profits
The First Bank Foundation recently donated a total of $36,100 to non-profit organizations located in the Pee Dee.
John Long, executive vice president of First Bank, said that the bank was proud to give back to the Pee Dee.
“For over 19 years, the First Bank Foundation has given back to the communities we serve,” said Long. “The money we are able to donate to these charities to support their missions is a direct reflection of the increased value of our stock.”
The non-profits receiving donations include All 4 Autism, Boys and Girls Club, Building Families In-Home Program, Cheraw Rescue Squad, Chesterfield Fire Department, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Florence County Disabilities Foundation, Florence School District One Athletics, Friends of the Florence County Library, Girl Scout Council of the Pee Dee, Greater Florence Habitat for Humanity, Help4Kids, House of Hope, McCarn Community Ministry Food Bank, Mercy In Me Free Medical Clinic, Northeastern Technical College, Pathfinders United, Pee Dee Area Boy Scouts of America, Pee Dee Area Coalition, Pee Dee Land Trust, Relay for Life, SNAC, St. David’s Cemetery Association, Town of Cheraw Jazz Fest, United Way of Chesterfield County, and Wallace Rescue Squad. In a press release, First Bank stated it is “proud to be a local community bank that gives back to the communities they serve.” First Bank is headquartered in Southern Pines, NC and has $6 billion is assets with 102 branch locations between North and South Carolina. First Bank serves the South Carolina market with branches in Cheraw, Dillon, Florence and Latta.