Woodforest Charitable Foundation Donates $650 to the Food Bank of North Alabama
Huntsville, AL - Woodforest Charitable Foundation recently donated $650 to the Food Bank of North Alabama.
One in four people in a soup kitchen line is a child. Woodforest Charitable Foundation’s generous donation to the Food Bank of North Alabama will support their program that solicits, warehouses, and distributes food product to North Alabama's needy, ill and children.
The growth of the Alabama Food Bank network is directly related to the growing number of hungry people in Alabama. More than 720,000 Alabama residents live below the federal poverty level. The numbers are staggering, but the Food Bank is committed to the fight against hunger. The Food Bank of North Alabama solicits, warehouses, and distributes food product in support of North Alabama's needy, ill and children. “We want to thank everyone at Woodforest Charitable Foundation and Woodforest National Bank for supporting our efforts to find proactive solutions to end hunger and poverty. Your generous contribution will assist our efforts to incubate locally owned businesses that create “green” jobs for workers with entrepreneurial aspirations, provide access to healthy food choices and support local family farmers,” said Kathryn Strickland, Community Food Security Director, Food Bank of North Alabama. “Thank you again for contributing to this important work and supporting a more food secure North Alabama.”
“On behalf of the Woodforest Charitable Foundation and Woodforest National Bank, we are grateful to have the opportunity to provide funding to the Food Bank of North Alabama in support of its Community Food Security Program,” stated Kim Marling, Executive Director of Woodforest Charitable Foundation. “This funding provides support to innovative models of green job creation within the food system like the Pulaski Pike Market.”
For more information about the Food Bank of North Alabama, please call (256) 539-2256, send an e-mail to email@example.com or visit www.alfoodbanks.org.
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 www.woodforestcharitablefoundation.org.
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 770,000 customers with branches in excess of 700 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.