Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $4,775 to Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank Receives $4,775 Donation

Photo Caption:Woodforest National Bank managers present the check to Colleen Benson, Manager of Foundation & Government Relations, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank.

AKRON, OH – Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank receives a $4,775 donation from Woodforest Charitable Foundation.  Established in 1982, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank provides food and other essential items to member agencies in eight Northeast Ohio counties: Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas and Wayne.  These agencies operate over 450 programs, providing food for an estimated 179,800 different people annually.

For more information on Woodforest Charitable Foundation’s contributions to this organization, please refer to the 2010 article on our website.  To contact this agency directly, call (330) 535-6900 or visit

The Woodforest Charitable Foundation was created by Woodforest National Bank in 2005 as a direct result of its desire to support and invest in the communities in which it serves.  The Foundation is creating a legacy of commitment to those in need, enriching lives and communities through dedicated leadership and faithful administration by providing funding to qualifying 501(c)(3) charities.  For additional information regarding The Woodforest Charitable Foundation, call (832) 375-CARE (2273) or visit the Foundation’s website at
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