Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $2,750 to Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula

Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula Receives $2,750 Donation

HAMPTON, VA – Woodforest Charitable Foundation makes a $2,750 donation to the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula.  The mission of the Foodbank is to distribute food effectively through collaborative efforts that minimize hunger, promote nutrition and self-reliance through education.  Since its inception in 1986, the Foodbank has distributed over 111 million pounds of food throughout nine counties.

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 (757)596-7188 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
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