Okie Express and Customers Raise More Than $107,000 for Regional Food Bank

Donations Fight Hunger and Feed Hope Year Round

 

(OKLAHOMA CITY) – Sept. 21, 2017 – Okie Express Auto Wash and its customers continue to feed Oklahomans struggling with hunger.  Earlier this summer, $8,233 was donated to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma to help families put food on the table. The company recently opened a new location in Choctaw and will donate an additional $5,000 to the Regional Food Bank from the grand opening event. 

“Here at Okie Express Auto Wash, we feel blessed to be able to help feed hungry Oklahomans,” said Mike North, chief executive officer of Okie Express Auto Wash. “No one should ever go to bed hungry.”

Okie Express customers have the opportunity to make a $1 donation to the Regional Food Bank when they purchase their car wash. To date, Okie Express and its customers have donated $107,511 to the Regional Food Bank, which provides the equivalent of 537,555 meals for seniors, hardworking families and chronically hungry children in central and western Oklahoma.

Okie Express operates seven Oklahoma City metro locations:

  • 13975 N.E. 23rd St., Choctaw
  • 5520 S.E. 29th St., Del City
  • 1025 N. Santa Fe Ave., Edmond
  • 2450 W. Main St., Norman
  • 1801 S. Telephone Rd., Moore
  • 1260 East Hwy.152, Mustang
  • 3801 N. MacArthur Blvd., Warr Acres

It is never too late to help in the fight against hunger. To make a donation visit regionalfoodbank.org or call 405-972-1111.

About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is the state’s largest hunger-relief organization and a member of Feeding America’s network of Food Banks. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides enough food to feed more than 136,000 hungry Oklahomans each week through a network of more than 1,300 schools and charitable feeding programs in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. Since its inception in 1980, the Regional Food Bank has distributed nearly 600 million pounds of food to feed Oklahoma’s hungry.  For more information, visit http://www.regionalfoodbank.org; find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/regionalfoodbank or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/rfbo.

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