Woodforest Charitable Foundation donates $500 to Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank

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WILKES-BARRE, PA- Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank receives a $500 donation from Woodforest Charitable Foundation.

The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Food Bank is a Regional Food Bank servicing charitable organizations by providing food to alleviate hunger and promote proper nutrition. By collecting donations of wholesome but unmarketable food from the food industry and distributing it to these organizations, the Food Bank works to reduce hunger and prevent food waste.

The Food Bank serves partner agencies throughout four counties in Northeast Pennsylvania: Luzerne, Lackawanna, Susquehanna, and Wyoming. These agencies include food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, group homes for the disabled, day care centers, children's camps and senior citizens programs.

“On behalf of the children we serve, thank you for your recent contribution to the Weinberg Regional Food Bank,” said Gene Brady, Executive Director of Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank. “Because of Woodforest Charitable Foundation’s donation, the Food Bank is able to transport and distribute donated food product – reducing waste and feeing hungry citizens.”

For more information about Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank, please call (570) 826-0510 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