Food Bank of Virginia Peninsula receives $2,690 donation from Woodforest Charitable Foundation.

Food Bank of Virginia Peninsula receives $2,690 donation from Woodforest Charitable Foundation.

Photo Caption:Presenting the check (left to right) is Dan Holley, VA Regional Manager, WNB; John Jalonen, VA Regional Manager, WNB; Jo Woodard, WNB Branch Manager, Hampton, VA; Todd Suydam, WNB Branch Manager, Kilmarnock, VA to Karen L. Joyner, Chief Executive Officer, Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula; Michael Merz, WNB Branch Manager, Williamsburg, VA; Yalonda Whitfield, WNB Branch Manager, Newport News, VA; Elizabeth Spencer, WNB Branch Manager, Tabb, VA; Shelly Lynch, Director of Operations, Woodforest Charitable Foundation and Jessica Valentine, Senior Vice President - East Coast Division, WNB.

Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula
Hampton, VA – 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 Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula which recently received a $2,690 donation from the Woodforest Charitable Foundation.
The Foodbank is a charitable organization that solicits, receives, inventories, store, and distributes purchased and donated food and grocery products to charitable agencies that directly help the needy.
Since their inception in 1986, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula has distributed over 130.9 million pounds of food to our neighbors in the community.  For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, the Foodbank distributed 8.2 million pounds of food.
The mission of The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula is to distribute food effectively through collaborative efforts that minimize hunger, promote nutrition and self-reliance through education.

For more information on Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula call 757-596-7188.

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

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