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 7-23. 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.
Angela Dallaire Bruce Memorial Scholarship Association
Eaton Rapids, MI
Angela Dallaire Bruce Memorial Scholarship Association provides scholarships for elementary and middle school students in underserved communities to attend summer music camps. Scholarships can be used to attend music camps for any instrument, voice, dance or theatre.
Eaton Clothing & Furniture Center
Eaton Clothing & Furniture Center provides gently used clothing, home goods and furniture to those in need throughout Eaton County.
Eaton Rapids Teen Space
Eaton Rapids, MI
Eaton Rapids Teen Space provides youth in grades 6-12 a community center to visit during after school hours to socialize, study, play games, eat food and participate in a variety of recreational and educational programming.
Jewels Faith Ranch
Jewels Faith Ranch is a Christian-based equine therapeutic program designed for teens and veterans. The unique program includes group and individual therapy with a licensed therapist, and hands-on equine therapy with a horse specialist.
Ken Clark's Coat Closet & GECKO
Grand Ledge, MI
Ken Clark's Coat Closet & GECKO (Giving Eaton County Kids Opportunities) has a twofold mission: 1. Providing free clothing, personal care items, household and other items to those in need throughout Grand Ledge, and 2. Providing a work-based learning environment for special education students.
Donation winners are announced on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022.
Eaton Community Bank is honored to be a part of our communities for more than 85 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.