The vitality of our communities is at the heart of everything we do. We believe in supporting like-minded organizations that help make our communities great.
To underscore this commitment, we’re donating a total of $9,000 to five local, non-profit organizations. Our five finalist have been chosen! A community-wide vote is now open November 9-24. Learn more about these five organizations and then vote!
The organization with the most votes gets the top donation of $5,000! The remaining four organizations each receive a $1,000 donation.
The House of Promise
House of Promise provides survivors of sex abuse and sex trafficking unconditional love, acceptance, and a place to heal. Their goal is to disrupt the destructive patterns of slavery through education and care for the survivors.
Eaton Rapids, MI
A street-based outreach in Lansing, Cardboard Prophets seeks to give hope, love and second chances to all through creative ideas, programs, and unique events with the main goal of involving the community in real change for people that are homeless or at risk of homelessness and restoring faith in humanity.
Guardian Angels Suitcases 4 Kids
Guardian Angels Suitcases 4 Kids is a Michigan charity that helps ease the transition of children in the foster care system. Guardian Angels helps to provide a care bag to each child when they come into care that contains age-appropriate items that they can keep forever.
Pawsibilities Rescue is a no kill animal rescue accepting all animals when proper housing allows. All of its network connections have made it possible throughout the years to properly help find the perfect home/environment for the rescue animals.
Waterloo Area Historical Society
Grass Lakes, MI
The Waterloo Area Historical Society’s mission is to foster an understanding and appreciation in children and adults of the pioneer farmers of Michigan, their family life and their children’s schooling through the Waterloo Farm Museum and Dewey School Museum. Events, school programs, and opportunities to immerse oneself in the past are provided.
Donation winners are announced on Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
Eaton Community Bank is honored to be a part of our communities for more than 84 years. We celebrate the local organizations that are doing such meaningful work to better the lives of those they touch. Now more than ever, we need organizations like these ones to continue making a positive impact. That’s community strength.
*Only one vote per person allowed.