Noble Academy Receives $20,000 Donation from Minnesota Bank & Trust

By May Moua

Minnesota Bank & Trust, through its partnership with the national non-profit organization, AdoptAClassroom.org, has donated $20,000 to Noble Academy.

The funds are intended for the school to purchase much-needed tools and materials, so they can successfully and safely continue to operate, whether students are learning in the classroom or remotely from their homes.

“On behalf of our Noble Academy, I would like to thank Minnesota Bank & Trust and AdoptAClassroom.org for their partnership and supporting our school with this significant donation,” said Dr. Mai Yia Chang, Deputy Superintendent. “We look forward to determining how best to utilize the funds and maximize the benefit to our students and school community.”

“These are such challenging days for our K-12 educators, wrestling with how best to stay safe while keeping their students connected and engaged in learning,” says Courtney Medick, Marketing Specialist at Minnesota Bank & Trust. “K-12 schools are the cornerstone to a healthy and productive community. We want to play our part to help.”

About Minnesota Bank & Trust

Minnesota Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., (NASDAQ: HTLF), is a state chartered bank with more than $718 million in assets and is located in Edina and Minnetonka, Minnesota. The bank specializes in business lending and deposit services, and provides a wide variety of personal credit, private client services and deposit services along with complete electronic banking programs. Minnesota Bank & Trust is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender. Visit www.mnbankandtrust.com for more information.

About Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a diversified financial services company with assets of $15 billion. The company provides banking, mortgage, private client, investment and insurance services to individuals and businesses. Heartland currently has 113 banking locations serving 82 communities in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, Texas and California. Additional information about Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is available at www.htlf.com.

About AdoptAClassroom.org

We are a national, award-winning nonprofit that provides the most flexible and accountable funding for K-12 teachers and schools throughout the U.S. Our proprietary, easy-to-use education fundraising platform helps teachers, principals, and administrators give every child the tools they deserve to succeed in school. Since 1998, we have raised $39 million and supported 5.4 million students. As a 501(c)(3) organization, we hold a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a platinum rating of transparency from GuideStar. For more information, or to make a donation, please visit www.adoptaclassroom.org.