Community Food Bank of Central Alabama receives $1,755 donation from WCF.
Community Food Bank of Central Alabama
Birmingham, AL – On a continual basis Woodforest National Bank employees perform a multitude of fundraising events benefitting the Woodforest Charitable Foundation. Both Woodforest National Bank and Woodforest Charitable Foundation are committed to making a positive impact in the communities in which Woodforest serves. This partnership benefits the community and organizations such as Community Food Bank of Central Alabama, which recently received a $1,755 donation, from the Woodforest Charitable Foundation.
The Community Food Bank of Central Alabama serves 12 counties and works with over 200 non-profit community-based partners to distribute 7,500,000 pounds of food annually. The mission of the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama is to serve people in need by securing and storing surplus food and household items and distributing it through local partnering service agencies.
Executive Director, Mary Michael Kelley and her team work extremely hard to provide food to many charitable partners who help children, families, and seniors in their community that struggle daily for the food they need. Their efforts support many feeding programs including Back Pack Programs which provide nutritious meals for children during the school year.
“Some of the students would ask us if ‘This was the week we get a backpack?’. This is an excellent program, and I wish we could provide backpacks on a weekly basis!” – Teacher
“What I like most about my weekenders Backpack is because they give my family good food to live.” - Student
For more information on Community Food Bank of Central Alabama, visit www.feedingal.org
Woodforest Charitable Foundation
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 committed to assisting 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 www.woodforestcharitablefoundation.org.
Woodforest National Bank
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 837,000 customers with branches in excess of 760 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 www.woodforest.com.