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Legence awards grants for COVID-19 relief

  • Thompsonville Community of Christ

    Thompsonville Community of Christ

  • Benton Township

    Benton Township

  • Benton/West City Ministerial Alliance

    Benton/West City Ministerial Alliance

Submitted by Tricia Johnson
Legence VP Marketing and Communications
updated: 7/3/2020 11:45 AM

Legence Bank, recipient of a $20,000 grant through a partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago for COVID-19 neighborhood relief, has in turn awarded 50 grants to local organizations, including three in and around Benton.

Local recipients include the Benton/West City Ministerial Alliance, Benton Township and Thompsonville Community of Christ.

"We are proud to support the important work these local businesses and non-profit organizations are doing by providing funding that will truly make a difference in the communities we serve in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis," said Kevin Beckemeyer, president and CEO of Legence Bank.