Arvest Bank in Fayetteville and Elkins, in partnership with the Salvation Army, has mounted a July donation drive for school supplies and monetary support.
Arvest customers can drop off donations at any location in Fayetteville, including Walmart Supercenters and Private Banking, as well as at the 2045 N Center St. location in Elkins.
This is the first year Arvest and Salvation Army have teamed up to assist those in need, said Karen Gray, Arvest vice president for marketing and public relations.
“We don’t have a specific goal in mind,” Gray said. “But we would like to serve as many students as we can.”
Bank customers are also being asked to bring donations for the food bank, which, Gray said, is low on inventory.
“I was shocked when I saw how low it was,”... [ MORE ]