Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $300 to Capitol Area Food Bank

Capital Area Food Bank Receives $300 Donation

Photo Caption:Woodforest National Bank managers and Sarahbeth Melton of Woodforest Charitable Foundation present a check to Maryland area food banks.

LANDOVER HILLS, MD – Woodforest Charitable Foundation makes a $300 donation to Capital Area Food Bank.  The funds will support the Food Bank’s partner agencies serving Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Founded in 1980, Capital Area Food Bank annually distributes nearly 30 million pounds of food to more than 478,000 people throughout the Washington Metropolitan area.  The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank is to feed those who suffer from hunger by acquiring food and distributing it through our network of member agencies; and to educate, empower and enlighten the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition.

“Children and the elderly, as well as families struggling with the continuing tough economy, will have more nutritious, vitamin and mineral-rich fresh produce to celebrate at dinner because of Woodforest Charitable Foundation’s donation,” stated Lynn Brantley, President & CEO of Capital Area Food Bank.  “Please accept Capital Area Food Bank’s heartfelt gratitude for your generous contribution.”

For more information about Capitol Area Food Bank, please call (202) 526-5344 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
Celebrating 30 years of service and ranked among the top earning banks in the United States, the Woodforest family of banks currently has assets of approximately $3.2 billion and services more than 850,000 customers with branches in excess of 750 throughout seventeen states:  Texas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.  For information about Woodforest National Bank, please call 832-375-2000 or visit the bank’s website at