JONESBORO, Ark. – April 6, 2020 – Regions Bank on Monday announced a $10,000 contribution to the Jonesboro Tornado Recovery Fund established by United Way of Northeast Arkansas. The donation will support immediate and long-term recovery efforts following the EF-3 tornado that destroyed parts of Jonesboro on March 28.
“Regions Bank has been part of Jonesboro for many years, and we are committed to helping our community recover and emerge stronger,” said Jim Tubbs, Northeast Arkansas Market Executive for Regions Bank. “This is an especially difficult season, and we know many of our neighbors are facing devastating losses. Through this donation to United Way of Northeast Arkansas, our goal is to be part of the rebuilding and healing of our community in the days, weeks and months to come.”
Regions Bank’s donation will be directed to the Jonesboro Tornado Recovery Fund established to help those directly affected by storm damage. United Way of Northeast Arkansas will help fund contractor services and help secure building materials for many families whose homes were destroyed, while also helping with residential repairs, where possible. The fund will also help with providing essential home items and addressing quality-of-life goods such as food and clothing.
“United Way of Northeast Arkansas is very thankful to work with Regions Bank in support of recovery efforts in Jonesboro,” said Nanette Heard, Executive Director of United Way of Northeast Arkansas. “Their donation is going to make an important impact in the lives of many individuals and families during this difficult time. Regions continues to be an essential partner in Northeast Arkansas as we all work together to rebuild our community.”