Chestertown, Md., April 16, 2019 – The Peoples Bank presented a check in the amount of $11,384.88 to the Kent County Community Food Bank in support of the area’s Backpack Programs.
The check represents funds generated from the annual Chester Gras Mardi Gras celebration sponsored by The Peoples Bank and The Kent County Food Pantry, which was held on Saturday, March 2, 2019. This fun, family event included an authentic Mardi Gras parade, kids' activities, live music, great food and a silent auction - with all proceeds going to benefit the local area Backpack Programs.
The Peoples Bank and other generous sponsors are dedicated supporters of the Backpack Programs, which send nourishing food home on the weekends for area children in need.
To learn more about next year’s Chester Gras event or how you can support the local Backpack Programs, please call Nina Fleegle at 410-810-7139 or visit www.chestergras.org.