Huntington Banks has donated 300 food bags to the Parkersburg Boys & Girls Club in West Virginia. The bags will provide snacks and meals for children to take home on weekends. The donation was made by Huntington Bank branches from across the state. The Regional President of Huntington Bank expressed the bank’s commitment to addressing food insecurity and supporting organizations that work with children.
Huntington Banks provides 300 food bags to Parkersburg Boys & Girls club
Huntington Banks has partnered with the Parkersburg Boys & Girls Club in West Virginia to provide 300 food bags to children in need. The bags contain snacks and meals for children to take home on weekends, ensuring they have access to food outside of school hours. The donation was made by Huntington Bank branches from across the state.
Pamela Webb, the Family & Community Outreach Director at the Parkersburg Boys & Girls Club, expressed her gratitude for the donation, stating, “We are being blessed with Huntington Bank supplying food bags for our kids to be able to take home on the weekends so they have a little bit of snack and food to eat.”
The donation of 300 food bags is a significant contribution to the Boys & Girls Club, which has an average daily attendance of just over 100 children. Webb emphasized the impact of the donation, saying, “That will give us several times of being able to use these as well as if families come in that have siblings, we can help with that as well.”
Chad Prather, the Regional President of Huntington Bank, explained why the bank chose to support the Boys & Girls Club in Parkersburg. He stated, “We really like to participate in the great things that are going on in all the communities across WV. We’re in PKB today, the Boys & Girls club is a fantastic organization that does great work with kids.”
Prather also expressed the bank’s commitment to addressing food insecurity and the importance of events like this donation. He said, “Every event like this is one step closer to addressing food insecurity and making sure that kids and families have access to the nutrition they need.”
Huntington Bank’s donation of food bags highlights the bank’s dedication to supporting local communities and addressing pressing issues such as food insecurity. By partnering with organizations like the Boys & Girls Club, the bank is able to make a significant impact on the lives of children and families in need.
This article was originally published on WTAP and is reprinted with permission.