MidSouth Bank awards $7,000 in SNAP funds to Zwolle couple

SNAP Presentation Photo Cartinez 2018


MidSouth Bank has awarded $7,000 in FHLB SNAP Grant funds to homeowners Jerry and Pamela Cartinez of Zwolle.

The couple used the funds to purchase and install a 4-ton heat and cooling pump and to make other modifications to their home.
Eligible expenditures under the FHLB SNAP program include repair/replacement of a leaking roof; replacement of sheetrock due to rotten, molded or damaged walls; and repairs or installation of a wheel chair ramp and/or modifications to make to the home handicap accessible.

SNAP is not a home improvement program; rather, it is a grant for home repairs, rehabilitation and modifications. Home rehabilitation or modification projects must be structurally necessary, or made for the safety of the special needs resident.
Although funds for 2018 have been exhausted, MidSouth Bank expects to have funding available again in 2019.

Pictured above from left are Homeowners Pamela and Jerry Cartinez, homeowner’s contractor Sammy Rivers, MidSouth Bank Community Outreach Development Specialist LaCarsha Babers and Banking Center Manager Linda Webb.

About MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.
MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, with assets of $1.9 billion as of December 31, 2017. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. trades on the NYSE under the symbol “MSL.” Through its wholly owned subsidiary, MidSouth Bank, N.A., MidSouth offers a full range of banking services to commercial and retail customers in Louisiana and Texas. MidSouth Bank currently has 48 locations in Louisiana and Texas and is connected to a worldwide ATM network that provides customers with access to more than 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Additional corporate information is available at MidSouthBank.com.

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