Golden Harvest Food Bank receives $2,525 donation from Woodforest Charitable Foundation.

Golden Harvest Food Bank receives $2,525 donation from Woodforest Charitable Foundation.

Photo Caption:Presenting the check (left to right) is Talina Buckhiester, WNB Branch Manager, Greenwood, SC; Paul Harris, WNB Branch Manager, Seneca, SC; Alison Mercado, WNB Branch Manager, Anderson, SC; Jessica Valentine, Senior Vice President - East Coast Division, WNB; Andrew Rabuck, Vice President - SC / GA/ FL, WNB to Michael Gibbons, Chief Development Officer, Golden Harvest Food Bank; Kim Marling, Vice President & Executive Director, Woodforest Charitable Foundation; Shane Hyatt, WNB Branch Manager, Aiken SC; Jeff Leeper, WNB Branch Manager, Clemson, SC; Vicki Young, WNB Branch Manager, Aiken, SC and Meagan Baumgarner, WNB Branch Manager, Anderson, SC.

Golden Harvest Food Bank
Aiken, SC – 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 Golden Harvest Food Bank, which recently received a $2,525 donation, from the Woodforest Charitable Foundation.

Golden Harvest Food Bank was opened in 1982 by a group of community leaders. For over 30 years, the food bank has worked in numerous counties, with numerous partner agencies to distribute over 14 million pounds of food annually.

Their vision is, “To end hunger in our service area within Georgia and South Carolina.” Golden Harvest Food Bank supports numerous feeding programs including Master’s Table Soup Kitched, Mobile Food Pantry, Senior Food Bank, and BackPack programs. The BackPack programs provide over 2,500 at-risk of hunger with a supply of easy-open, nutritious foods for the weekend.

For more information on the Golden Harvest Food Bank, please call 803-648-0752 or visit

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