North Shore Bank to Host Ninth Annual Race for the Hungry at Milwaukee El Rey Food Mart

Supermarket race to benefit Milwaukee Christian Center food pantry

12/22/2017

BROOKFIELD, Wis. – North Shore Bank today announced that it will host the ninth annual Race for the Hungry event at El Rey Foodmart, 1320 W. Burnham St. Race for the Hungry is an annual community event that challenges participants in a head-to-head competition to support local food pantries and win free groceries.
 
This year’s event will benefit the Milwaukee Christian Center food pantry. Two members from the Milwaukee Christian Center board of directors, Karen W. Higgens, Executive Director, and Jennifer Torres, will race through the supermarket aisles to fill the pantry’s wish list. The winner will receive a $100 gift card and the runner-up will receive a $50 card. North Shore Bank will donate the food collected during the race to the pantry.
 
“In the spirit of the holiday season, this annual event gives us the opportunity to help our neighbors in need,” said Alfredo Martin, area branch manager for the bank. “We encourage everyone to get involved, whether by dashing up and down supermarket aisles or by donating non-perishable food items. Together we can help make a family’s holiday season a little brighter.”
 
The race between the two selected finalists will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 27.  All items collected during the race will feed local families in need.
 
North Shore Bank, headquartered in Brookfield, has assets at $1.9 billion and 46 offices throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Wisconsin locations are in metro Milwaukee, Ozaukee County, Racine, Kenosha, Appleton, Menasha, Green Bay and surrounding areas, Burlington, Union Grove, Muskego, and Door County. Locate a North Shore Bank office. You can also connect with the bank on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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