Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning Valley receives $1,730 donation from WCF.
Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley
Youngstown, OH – 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 Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, which recently received a $1,730 donation, from the Woodforest Charitable Foundation.
Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley was founded in the early 1980’s, by a group of lay and religious community leaders. Currently, their 153 member agencies feed over 15,000 people in the tri-county area per week. To meet the growing need for food assistance, the Food Bank’s staff and numerous volunteers work to ensure that hungry seniors, families and children in our Valley have the food they need to live healthy and productive lives.
Their mission is, “The Food Bank's mission is to solicit, store, and distribute food to hunger-relief organizations in Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull counties; and to provide education and advocacy. We believe that no one should go hungry, and we are dedicated to building a community that makes food accessible to all people.”
Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley participates in several feeding programs, including Mobile Pantry, Ohio Benefit Bank, SNAP outreach and BackPack Program.
The BackPack Program is designed to ensure that children in the program are not going hungry over the weekends and on holidays when other sources of food are not available.
“It helps my family, and we have more food at home.” – Child in BackPack Program
For more information on the Mississippi Food Network, please call 330-792-5522 or visit www.mahoningvalleysecondharvest.org
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 www.woodforestcharitablefoundation.org.
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 www.woodforest.com.