“Doing Life Together” — Whether it’s leading an initiative to draw attention to the need for shoes and helping collect new and used footwear for individuals in need, or helping customers design a “roadmap” to help navigate the financial needs in their lives, Cornhusker Bank (www.CornhuskerBank.com) associates pull together to serve people with excellence because they love our community and care deeply about the individuals in it.
Cornhusker Bank President/CEO, Barry Lockard, and VP/Marketing, Carissa Bullock, accompanied by Pastor Tom Barber, CEO of the People’s City Mission, shown on the cover, began gearing up for the bank’s 8th annual One Day Without Shoes promotion by visiting the Mission’s new innovative Help Center. During the visit, they got a firsthand idea of how few shoes are currently available and how much footwear means to some of the Mission’s youngest clientele. To fill the need for individuals who count heavily on good shoes being one of their primary sources of transportation, Cornhusker Bank asks businesses and individuals area-wide to collect shoes and/or monetary donations for the Mission’s Benefit from April 2nd through the 13th.
New or used adult and children’s shoes may be donated by dropping them off at any collection site listed on Cornhusker Bank’s website. All businesses will be included if they have contacted Cornhusker Bank by March 23rd to say, “I want to be involved.”
On Tuesday, April 10th, the bank will host a walk from our Bank Center at 8310 O Street to the People’s City Mission Help Center at 68th & P Street, starting at 11 a.m. A free light lunch will be served that day for anyone participating in the walk or dropping off shoes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone who is interested in raising awareness of the need the Mission has for shoes is invited to participate, regardless of their ability to donate. One way bank associates demonstrate the need for shoes is by going shoeless on the 10th and just wearing socks.
In the first 7 years of the event, Cornhusker Bank and partners collected nearly 100,000 pairs of shoes and $60,000 in monetary funds, which the Mission uses to buy new shoes for those in need and for those whose required sizes are not traditionally donated.
Cornhusker Bank and its associates invite you to participate. Be a part of the One Day Without Shoes movement by investing back into our community. Donate. Collect. Go Shoeless. Walk.
We invite you to view a short video regarding One Day Without Shoes at