2021 Community Impact MonthVarious Locations
Launched by the Minnesota Bankers Association, Community Impact Month helps showcase the crucial roles bankers play in their communities all year long and spotlight volunteer opportunities statewide, both of which help forge strong local communities.
For many years, BankCherokee has proudly participated in Community Impact Month – For a look at how BankCherokee staff will contribute this September, read on:
Little Bohemia – Is an eclectic, historic, urban neighborhood in Saint Paul located in the bustling West 7th Street area, a stone’s throw from the Mississippi River, near Downtown. Staff will be cleaning up walking paths and helping beautify this area that has lovely walking & bike paths. More on Little Bohemia.
Drive-Thru Shred Event at our North Oaks Location – Saturday, Sept. 11th in North Oaks: 999 Village Center Drive 9:30 am-noon! BankCherokee combines a morning of free document-shredding with a cash and food collection event to benefit Neighborhood House Food Shelf and FINNEGANS Reverse Food Truck. NOTE, this event will be Drive-Thru Only, we will help collect your shredding & donations!
Douglas Park Fall Clean Up – Weds. Sept. 15th, Staff will remove litter and weed the playground area as well as getting a jump on fall clean-up. The City of Saint Paul has over 170 parks and BankCherokee is the steward of Douglas Park which is located just 2 blocks east or our Smith Avenue location. We are proud to be the caretakers of this charming little park that is right in our neighborhood.
Salvation Army on West 7th Street – Friday, Sept. 24th, Food Sorting, Distribution, and Clean-up. Our staff will be covering two shifts. This location serves the West 7th Street neighborhood of St. Paul. Call 651-224-4316 to learn more or request help.
Keystone Community Services In-Branch Project 1 – Staff will be assembling Thanksgiving Treat Bags all month- These will be delivered through the Thanksgiving as an extra special treat for Meals on Wheels recipients.
Keystone Community Services In-Branch Project 2 – Staff will be assembling Laundry Kits including soap and dryer sheets that will be distributed to those in need within the communities Keystone serves. More on Keystone Community Services.