Murphy Wall State Bank Donates to START out 2021

Donation to START

Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company recently named S.T.A.R.T. in Murphysboro as the recipient of a $500.00 donation raised by bank employees through the bank’s 2020 Jean Day Program. Murphy-Wall State Bank VP/Murphysboro Branch Manager Josh Rakers and Murphy-Wall AVP/Lending Officer Matt Brooks are pictured presenting a check to Abbie Davenport, the Executive Director of S.T.A.R.T., accepting on behalf of the organization.


S.T.A.R.T., which stands for “Specialized Training for Adult Rehabilitation” focuses on developmental and vocational training, with a mission of enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities or other economic, social, and vocational challenges. Services provided seek to address the social, vocational, and economic needs of persons served. Find out more information on their website, or call them at 618-687-2378.


Murphy-Wall employees wishing to wear jeans on Fridays during the year may do so when they elect to authorize a payroll deduction of a certain amount each pay period. At the end of the year, a portion of the funds go back to designated charitable organizations.


Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company is an independent bank that traces roots back to 1874. It serves  Pinckneyville, Murphysboro, Elkville, Carterville and Marion, along with Perry, Jackson and Williamson Counties and southern Illinois with a variety of banking services. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. Learn more at and Like on Facebook.