PENDLETON — The annual holiday Charity Drive for local nonprofit organizations is underway at each branch of Community Bank.
People can give through Wednesday, Dec. 20 in donation jars at each branch. Community Bank will match donations of 50 cents on each dollar, up to $500 at each branch. In 2016, $24,440 was disbursed to charities in communities where the bank serves.
Chosen charities for local branches are the Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon (Pendleton), The Neighborhood Center Food Bank (Heppner), the Hermiston Warming Station and the Milton-Freewater City Light & Power Energy Assistance Program.