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Badger Bank Donates to Local Schools with Debit Card Program

Pictured (left to right) are: Sydney Rodriguez, Badger Bank branch manager; Cindy Wade; Mark Gruen, Johnson Creek superintendent; Rick Wrensch, School Board president; Tammi Vetrano, Badger Bank marketing coordinator.

Badger Bank is excited to partner with their communities’ school districts and offer the Exclusive School Spirit Pride Debit Card. When you tie your Badger Bank accounts to a School Spirit Pride Debit Card, your everyday purchases are worth more! All you have to do is use your School Spirit Pride Debit Card for purchases and Badger Bank donates money to your chosen school district.

Now more than ever, schools need our monetary help to adapt to our ever changing environment. To help your school, all you have to do is open a Badger Bank deposit account and tie it to your school of choice School Spirit Pride Debit Card. Badger Bank donates $.05 for every credit purchase made on your School Spirit Pride Debit Card. It’s that easy to donate to your school. Badger Bank’s personal bankers make it even more stress free with their great service.

“Badger Bank is excited to give back to the communities we serve.” said Dave Keleher, president of Badger Bank. “We are dedicated to our community and are happy to show our support through fundraising efforts such as these.”

This year’s donation has increased significantly from years past, thanks to the dedication of the bank and their customers. “To Badger Bank, it’s more than just hiring people who live and work here. It is the dedication to the growth and well-being of the community” stated Craig Keleher, CFO of Badger Bank. This year, Badger Bank was thrilled to present checks that totaled $8,499.30.to the School Districts of Fort Atkinson, Cambridge, Johnson Creek, and Jefferson.

  • The Fort Atkinson School District was presented a check for $2,134.15. The funds will be used to further support teaching and learning within the School District of Fort Atkinson.
  • The Cambridge School District was awarded with a $3,111.25 check. This money goes to the Everybody Eats Campaign that the school has organized to make sure no kids go hungry at lunch time.
  • This year’s donation totaled $1,367.95 for the Johnson Creek School District. They will allocate the donation for One Team, One Dream Fundraising.
  • Jefferson School District received $1,367.95 donation from Badger Bank. The money will be put into an account that is used to help lower income families to help pay negative lunch account balances and athletic fees.