West Shore Bank launches annual Spirit of Giving Christmas meal campaign. 

November 1, 2021

West Shore Bank launches annual Spirit of Giving Christmas meal campaign. 

LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank has launched its 13th annual Spirit of Giving Christmas meal fundraiser. Though the campaign, the band partners with area grocery stores and food pantries to provide Christmas meals for families in Mason, Oceana, Manistee and Benzie counties.

“Partnering with local organizations to distribute meals specifically in our area is one of the most rewarding aspects of the holiday season for not only the bank, but also our employees, who surprise us with their generosity and drive to make a difference each year,” said Raymond A. Biggs, president and CEO of West Shore Bank. “With financial hardship continuing into year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, our mission to make a difference anywhere we can stands strong and the Spirit of Giving campaign is no exception.” 

Each grocery partner provided special pricing for a complete meal ranging from $12 to $18.50. With the money raised, West Shore Bank will distribute meals to food pantries in Mason, Oceana, Manistee and Benzie counties. To help stretch dollars even further, West Shore Bank has agreed to match the first $2,500 raised.  

Any individual or business that would like to make a tax-deductible donation can stop by West Shore Bank during regular banking hours, donate online at westshorebank.com or mail a check made payable to “Spirit of Giving Fund” to West Shore Bank, attention: Spirit of Giving, PO Box 627, Ludington, MI 49431.  Donations are accepted through Friday, November 26.

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