Food bank officials were on hand Thursday morning to accept a large donation from Reasor's.
100 pallets of food were delivered to the Community Food Bank of
Eastern Oklahoma. Reasor's made the donation in preparation for the new stores opening in Tulsa.
gift from Reasor's is tremendously generous and we're grateful for
their community spirit," said Eileen Bradshaw, executive director of the
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. "They've been a sustaining
partner in the fight against hunger with us and this donation will
quickly pass into the hands of those who need the help."
spokeswoman for the Food Bank told KTUL that the donation this morning
will help the organization feed families as the holiday season
approaches. Typically they see donations kick up in the summer and the
The donated food and product will be sorted and
repackaged by Food Bank volunteers and made available for the Food
Bank's 450 Partner Programs throughout eastern Oklahoma.
one in six Oklahomans is struggling with hunger, we know this donation
will have a direct impact on the communities we serve," said Steve
Lehto, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Reasor's.
"We are committed to giving back and partnering with the Food Bank has
been a great way for us to do that."
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