JOPLIN, MO.--- Earlier tonight, employees from Community Bank & Trust prepared a meal for families staying at the Ronald Mcdonald House. They also presented the organization a check for $1,000. Bank officials have collected the money over the past 2 months by letting employees donate $2 to wear jeans on Fridays. Employees say they're happy to do a little something to help ease these families stress.
"Its a great place for them to go back to and to just get a little bit of a break with a the stress they're probably going through," states Rayn Rupar, Community Bank and Trust.
The bank has a long relationship with Ronald Mcdonald House, employees come once a month to prepare a meal for guests.