Donation will fund operational costs to help feed more than 40,000 families in the Greater San Antonio area
San Antonio.- Donation will fund operational costs to help feed more than 40,000 families in the Greater San Antonio area
WHAT: The Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program will present a $50,000 grant to the San Antonio Food Bank to help fund the organization’s operational costs. The presentation will take place during a food fair organized by the Food Bank at Edison High School that’s designed to help provide large quantities of perishable and non-perishable food items to local qualified individuals and families.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Edison High School 701 Santa Monica San Antonio, TX 78212
WHO: Diego Bernal, District 1 Councilman, San Antonio City Council
Eric Cooper, President/CEO, San Antonio Food Bank
Scott Redman, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
ABOUT SAN ANTONIO FOOD BANK
The San Antonio Food Bank (SAFB) is a non-profit organization that serves as a clearinghouse by receiving and storing truckloads of donated food, produce, and other grocery products. SAFB distributes these items in manageable quantities to over 500 service agencies that help people in need. For more information, visit www.safoodbank.org.
ABOUT PHILANTHROPY AT WALMART
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are proud to support initiatives that are helping people live better around the globe. In May 2010, Walmart and its Foundation made a historic pledge of $2 billion through 2015 to fight hunger in the U.S. The Walmart Foundation also supports education, workforce development, environmental sustainability, and health and wellness initiatives. To learn more, visit www.walmartfoundation.org.