Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $6,340 to Mississippi Food Network

Mississippi Food Bank Receives $6,340 Donation

Photo Caption:Woodforest Branch Managers from across the state joined Dr. David Gottlieb, Director, Woodforest Charitable Foundation; Sarahbeth Melton, Woodforest Charitable Foundation; Misty Gaskamp, WNB Regional Vice President; and Marilyn Blackledge, Director of External Affairs, Mississippi Food Network.

JACKSON, MS – Woodforest Charitable Foundation recently made a $6,340 contribution to Mississippi Food Network.  The Food Network’s mission is to relieve poverty-related hunger by distributing donated and purchased food through a network of 320 nonprofit organizations.  For every $1 donated, the Food Network is able to provide 7 meals to people in need.

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 (601-353-7286) 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