Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $600 to Foodbank of Northeast Louisiana

Foodbank of Northeast Louisiana Receives $600 Donation

Photo Caption:Will Clark, Woodforest National Bank; Misty Gaskamp, Woodforest National Bank; Richard King, Executive Director, Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana; William Carter, Woodforest National Bank; and Darren Flory, Woodforest National Bank.

MONROE, LA – Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $600 to Foodbank of Northeast Louisiana.  The Foodbank distributes over 3,000,000 pounds of food annually through approximately 90 charitable agencies throughout Northeast Louisiana.  According to the 2010 Feeding America National Hunger study, the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana provides emergency food for an estimated 39,000 different people annually including more than 16,000 children.

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 (318)322-3567 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