Farmers Bank and Trust gave away $5,350 Wednesday to 34 area charities at their 17th Annual Holiday Charity Coffee.
Included was: $500 Meals on Wheels; $400 Habitat for Humanity; $300 Eldercare, Inc; $200 Food Bank; $200 Senior Center; $200 Barton County Young Men’s Organization.
The next tier of 10 winners received $100 each and all remaining charities received $50 from the bank. In addition, every charity that was not drawn in the top 6 winners will receive another donation of $50 from bank stockholder Yvonne Robbins to assist with their charitable work in 2014.
Extra funds in the amount of $250 were given to the Salvation Army with the most participation at the event with 23 representatives.
“We want to extend a special thank you to all of you dedicated to helping others. We are honored to have been able to assist those who help others and are proud to have given $85,000 over the past 17 years at this annual event,” said Bank CEO W.R. Robbins.