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Union Bank Donates to Local Organization

Image Description.  Union Bank employees present donation check to Hand2Hand representatives.
Pictured from Left to Right:  Cortney Collison, President and CEO of Union Bank; Matt Kind, Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer of Union Bank; Katie Bartels, Director of Giving of Hand2Hand; and Cheri Honderd, Founder and Executive Director of Hand2Hand.    

Union Bank Donates to Local Organization Providing Weekend Meals for Children


Ada, Michigan – July 22, 2020 – Union Bank of Michigan has made a $500 donation to Hand2Hand, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Hudsonville, Michigan, delivering hope to hungry children by mobilizing schools and churches to provide nutritious food over the weekends.

"Hand2Hand provides nutritious weekend food to 8,007 kids, ages 3-18, in 206 schools throughout West Michigan. Thank you, Union Bank, for linking arms with us to ensure kids have food over the long 68 hours of the weekend when child hunger is a silent thief to thousands of kids,” said Cheri Honderd, Founder and Executive Director of Hand2Hand.  “Hand2Hand is a grassroots movement that is focused on ending child weekend hunger by partnering with our many generous churches, schools, businesses, and volunteers! Together we can end child weekend hunger and give kids a better opportunity to reach their full, God-given potential, right here in West Michigan!"

Union Bank is proud to support and give back to the communities it serves with volunteer time, donations and monetary support.  “It's important to us to help develop business, educate our youth and uphold the safety and quality of life for local citizens.   I speak for everyone at Union Bank in expressing our gratitude for the work of Hand2Hand providing weekend meals for children who otherwise would go without,” said Cortney Collison, President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank.      

Hand2Hand is an organic movement that relies on the financial donations of individuals, businesses, churches, and foundations but also relies on volunteer hours and food donations.  For individuals and/or businesses wanting to make a monetary donation, food donation or volunteer to help Hand2Hand deliver hope to children who are experiencing food insecurity, go to

Union Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Financial Corporation and operates full-service banking offices in Ada, Lake Odessa, Dimondale, Hastings, Mulliken, and Westphalia. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. (NMLS# 488568)                  

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