Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $780 to the Food Bank of Western New York

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BUFFALO, NY – The Food Bank of Western New York receives a $780 contribution from the Woodforest Charitable Foundation.  The funds will support the Food Bank’s Kids Café Program.

Since 1979, the Food Bank of Western New York has been serving the needs of hungry people throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.  The Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, a national network of over 200 affiliated food banks and food rescue organizations throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

The Food Bank of Western New York distributes nearly 12 million pounds of product each year to 360 member agencies.  Of the 96,000 residents served each month, 39 percent of them are children.  The Food Bank fights childhood hunger by supporting the Kids Café Program.  The Kids Café Program provides free meals and snacks to low-income children through a variety of community locations.  In addition to providing meals to kids, all Kids Café sites offer a safe place, where under the supervision of trustworthy staff, a child can get involved in educational, recreational and social activities.  “We greatly appreciate this generous contribution of $780 to benefit the Kids Café Program,” said Marylou Borowiak, President & CEO of the Food Bank of Western New York.  “The Foundation’s gift will translate to over 5,400 pounds of assorted food!”

For more information about the Food Bank of Western New York, please visit or call (715) 852-1305.

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