North Shore Bank Kicks Off 35th Annual Candy Lane with Donation Marking $3 Million Milestone for Childhood Cancer Research

Long-time partner of MACC Fund encourages community to join in on holiday spirit and donate

BROOKFIELD, Wis. – North Shore Bank today announced the community bank will help kick off the annual Candy Cane Lane holiday lights display by hosting North Shore Bank Night and contributing an initial donation of $2,514 to bring the grand total of funds raised by Candy Cane Lane to $3 million since 1985. 

North Shore Bank Night will take place on opening night, Friday, Nov. 27 from 5 – 10 p.m., during which time, North Shore Bank will present Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc. (MACC Fund) with this monumental check. Additionally, bank employees will be on hand to collect loose change for the North Shore Bank Change for a Cure drive. 

“We’ve had a long-time partnership with Candy Cane Lane and the MACC Fund, and we’re thrilled to be donating the final $2,514 that will help the program achieve an impressive $3 million milestone,” said Joline Lazarski, branch manager for North Shore Bank. “This year especially Candy Cane Lane is a great, safe way to festively celebrate the season, while supporting a crucial cause. We encourage everyone in the community to join us in donating this holiday season.” 

North Shore Bank will also collect change from Nov. 27 through Dec. 27 at its Forest Home ( 5817 W. Forest Home Ave.), New Berlin (15505 W. National Ave.), Oak Creek (8701 S. Howell Ave.),  Southwest (9131 W. Oklahoma Ave.), Southridge (5101 S. 76th St.), Wauwatosa (8706 W. North Ave.) and  West Allis (10533 W. National Ave.) branches. 

Candy Cane Lane’s Mascot Night will be held from 6 - 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4.  Mascots from around Milwaukee, including North Shore Bank’s own Seymour Savings, will welcome spectators to the holiday wonderland.

Each season, the West Allis neighborhood bounded by Oklahoma to Montana Avenues and 92nd to 96th Streets is transformed into a festive holiday lights display called Candy Cane Lane. People come from all over the Midwest to drive or stroll through the uniquely decorated neighborhood. The free event runs from Friday, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Dec. 27. In addition to donating at the branches listed, visitors can make a MACC Fund donation at Candy Cane Lane throughout the event and can donate online at

North Shore Bank, headquartered in Brookfield, has assets of over $2 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 LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.