Piedmont Federal Savings Bank will present a free showing of the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” on the big screen at Appalachian Theatre this Friday.

Piedmont Federal has served customers in the High Country for 46 years, has been holding a similar event at the Liberty Theater in North Wilkesboro in recent years.

While tickets to the showing are free, donations are being sought to support the Hunger and Health Coalition of Watauga County.

Any monetary donations will go to the Backpack Food Program for children at risk.

Non-perishable food items will also be accepted for their Food Pantry Program.

There is no charge to attend the movie, tickets must be secured online by visiting apptheatre.org.