Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $2,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana

Second Harvest FB of Greater New Orleans & Acadiana Receives $2,000 Donation

Photo Caption:Auriel Allen, Woodforest National Bank; Dee Scott, Woodforest National Bank; Misty Gaskamp, Woodforest National Bank; Annette LeBlanc, COO & Vice President of Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana; Norbert Larousse, Woodforest National Bank; Mary Cain, Woodforest National Bank; and Trey Graef, Woodforest National Bank.

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana receives a $2,000 gift from Woodforest Charitable Foundation.   The Food Bank’s mission is to lead the fight against hunger in south Louisiana through food distribution, advocacy, education and disaster response.   Second Harvest Food Bank distributes more than 19 million meals through a network of 240 non-profit member agencies and provides emergency food assistance to more than 263,000 people, including nearly 82,000 children and 40,000 seniors.

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 (504)733-8336 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