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Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $5,700 to Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank
TOLEDO, OH – Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $5,700 to Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank in support of their Kids Café Program.
Kids Cafe is a nation-wide program through Feeding America that feeds children a hot, nutritious meal in a safe environment after school. It also offers children the opportunity to learn about hunger and nutrition through fun and enriching activities. All children who are currently enrolled in the National Free and Reduced Lunch Program are welcome to enjoy a warm, nutritious evening meal at the Kids Cafe every Monday-Friday.
“In these tough economic times, the number of people we help has dramatically increased,” said James Caldwell, President & CEO of Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank. “Together we have played a vital role in the fight to end hunger. Woodforest’s compassion and generosity, combined with our resources, has given more than food or money. Together we’ve given hope. Thank you for your generous support.”
Over the past 26 years, the Food Bank has distributed over 76 million pounds of food and grocery products to our member agencies. With food that might otherwise spoil, the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank is bridging the gap between hunger and waste. The Food Bank currently serves over 300 non-profit agencies each year.
For more information about Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, please call (419)242-5000 or visit www.toledofoodbank.org.
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 www.woodforestcharitablefoundation.org.
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 www.woodforest.com.