Wells Fargo and Feeding America have joined together to fight hunger this holiday season.
Wells Fargo is hosting a holiday mobile pop-up food bank at Discovery Green as part of its second annual Holiday Food Bank Program. Community members can stop by the pop-up to donate non-perishable food items that will benefit the Houston Food Bank.
Wells Fargo kicked off the program with a $4 million donation to Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the U.S. The company will also match up to an additional $1 million in consumer monetary donations to Feeding America, potentially bringing Wells Fargo’s total contribution up to $5 million. The organization estimates that, with every $1 contribution to Feeding America providing 10 meals, Wells Fargo will help secure more than 40 million meals for people in need.
According to a recent study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1 in 8 U.S. households currently experience hunger, not knowing where their next meal will come from.
Wells Fargo is also collecting non-perishable goods at its 170+ branches across the Greater Houston area, as well as its 5,700 bank locations across the country.
Viewers can also make a monetary donation to Feeding America through the Wells Fargo ATM or online at wellsfargo.com/foodbank. Wells Fargo credit card customers can donate Go Far rewards points in support of Feeding America or the nonprofit partner of their choice. Each $1 in rewards equals 1 point.
WHEN: December 13 – December 16
Thursday, December 13: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, December 14: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, December 15: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 16: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
WHERE: Discovery Green at the Andrea and Bill White Promenade (1500 McKinney Street)
WHO: Representatives of Wells Fargo are available for interviews to discuss the second annual Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank initiative in Houston and to invite the public to join their fight against hunger in our area.