Central Illinois Food Bank receives $1,855 donation from WCF.

Central Illinois Food Bank receives $1,855 donation from WCF.

Photo Caption:Presenting a donation of $1,885 to Gloria Shanahan, Public Outreach Coordinator, Central Illinois Food Bank is Mike White, Senior Vice President, Woodforest National Bank; Boyd Nelson, Regional Manager, Woodforest National Bank; Kim Marling, Executive Director & Vice President, Woodforest Charitable Foundation; Jeremy Horton, Assistant Director, Woodforest Charitable Foundation; with area Woodforest National Bank Mangers.

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Woodforest Charitable Foundation makes a donation in the amount of $1,885 to Central Illinois Food Bank.

Central Illinois Food Bank, established in 1982 by a coalition of churches, distributes more than 8 million pounds of food annually to over 160 food pantries, soup kitchens, residential programs and after-school programs in a 21 county region.  

Central Illinois Food Bank operates a 22,000 square foot distribution facility located in Springfield, Illinois that serves more than 105,000 individuals each year. The Food Bank also proudly operates a Kids Café program with Springfield Urban League. Kids Café is a nation-wide program through Feeding America that feeds children a hot, nutritious meal in a safe environment.

The Food Bank has three main sources for food donations: Federal USDA Commodities, National Donations (Feeding America), and Local Donations. Of those donations, 40% of the food is picked up by partnering agencies for distribution and 60% is delivered to food pantries, soup kitchens, children’s feeding program sites, and senior citizen feeding program sites.

“Thank you for your continued support of Central Illinois Foodbank and its fight against hunger. Your recent gift helps feed 17,600 people every week, including the 1 in 4 children in our community who are food insecure,” said Pam Molitoris, Executive Director of Central Illinois Foodbank.

For more information on Woodforest Charitable Foundation’s contributions to this organization, please contact this agency directly at (217)522-4022 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 32 years of service and ranked among the top earning banks in the United States, the Woodforest family of banks currently has assets of approximately $3.7 billion and services more than 1 million customers with branches in excess of 780 throughout 17 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