A Pella-based bank has donated nearly $21,000 to local schools through a program tied to the usage of debit cards by its customers. The $20,787.91 in donations from Marion County Bank in Pella comes through the bank’s “Report Card” program, which allows customers to designate one of twelve local schools – at no cost to them – for Marion County Bank to make a contribution to with every debit card purchase.
A total of 1,487 debit cards are enrolled in the program. The most recent donations included $5,145.38 to Pella Community Schools. Since the Report Card program began, 825 Marion County Bank debit cards have been registered to support Pella Community Schools; earning a total of $11,529.84.
Pella Christian Grade School has 204 cards registered to support their school, and was recently presented with a check for $1,314.78; for a total of $3,046.81 since the program began.
At Pella Christian High School, the Report Card program has earned a total of $4,581.60 since its inception. 335 Marion County Bank debit cards have been registered to support Pella Christian High School, with $2,035.25 as the most recent donation.