Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $3,600 to Eastern Illinois Foodbank

Eastern Illinois Foodbank Receives $3,600 Donation

Photo Caption:Woodforest National Bank managers present the check to Cheryl Precious, Director of Marketing and Development, Eastern Illinois Foodbank.

URBANA, IL – Eastern Illinois Foodbank receives a $3,600 gift from Woodforest Charitable Foundation.  Eastern Illinois Foodbank distributes more than 6 million pounds annually on a budget of just over $1 million.   Food from the Foodbank’s warehouse reaches more than 100,000 people visiting 220 agencies and programs each year.

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 (217)328-3663 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