On Thursday December 7th, the Fidelity Bank Ramseur team participated in the annual Communities in Schools (CIS) of Randolph County ugly sweater charity event. This fundraising event raises money for the organization’s Back Pack Pals Program. The Back Pack Pals program supplies food to children in need on the weekends; a Boys Club; a Girls Club; and a volunteer-driven mentor program. This year’s event was a huge success and donations totaled $6,547.
CIS is a nonprofit organization that focuses on dropout prevention and is currently serving more than 34 schools in Randolph County. In 2017, CIS has raised a total of $32,047 to benefit the Back Pack Pals Program and other dropout prevention programs.