Community Impact Stories

Our focus on improving the communities we serve allows us to discover truly remarkable opportunities to contribute financial investments, volunteer activities and philanthropic support to valuable organizations while building lasting connections that will impact our communities for years to come. We look forward to continuing to build on and share these stories.

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Eighth Graders Learn Financial Responsibility through Reality U

As a proud supporter of financial literacy, Sunflower Bank was thrilled to collaborate with 2023 Community Partner Awards recipient United Way of Central Kansas in presenting the 2024 Reality U event. This initiative brought together eighth graders from various schools for an engaging and educational experience in personal finance.

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Great Bend Community Washes 113 Free Loads of Laundry as Part of Laundry Love Event

Sunflower Bank was proud to sponsor the January Laundry Love event in Great Bend, KS. Laundry Love is a key initiative of one of our 2023 Community Partner Awards recipients: United Way of Central Kansas, who strives to make a tangible difference in the lives of families navigating economic challenges. This event allowed 65 Individuals and 28 families to complete 113 loads of free laundry.

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Sunflower Bank employees support health equity

Sunflower Bank Employees Join Local Kansas Organizations to Promote Health Equity

Becca Maxwell of Ellinwood, KS and Kristin McAllister of Great Bend, KS joined a Local Health Equity Action Team of dedicated community leaders and health workers that create opportunities for different stakeholders to promote and support health equity.

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Austin Texas Skyline as the sun is rising or setting

Client Introduction Leads to $1M Sunflower Bank Investment in the Austin Community

Sunflower Bank Regional Market President and 2023 Austin Business Journal "Women in Business" Honoree, Donna Day leads Sunflower Bank's investment in the Austin Housing Conservancy, to uphold the bank's commitment to clients and communities within our Austin, TX region. 
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Sunflower Bank presenting at Livestrong Austin

Sunflower Bank Serves as Title Sponsor for 27th Annual Livestrong Challenge

Sunflower Bank played a part in raising $400,000 for cancer survivors as the presenting sponsor of the 27th Annual Livestrong Challenge on September 10, 2023 in downtown Austin, TX.
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Sunflower Bank presenting a check to the Make-A-Wish Arizona

Sunflower Bank Raises Over $52,000 to Benefit Make-A-Wish Arizona

We are a longtime corporate sponsor of Make-A-Wish Arizona, but in 2023, Commercial Banking Team Lead Scott Sipe and Business Banking Client Manager Ian McKay decided to build an event around their shared love of cars to drive to raise more donations and make a bigger local impact.

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