Kendra Gives Back Night Raised $607 for the Regional Food Bank

Donation Provides 3,040 Meals for Oklahomans Struggling with Hunger

(OKLAHOMA CITY) – Oct. 14, 2016 – Through the Kendra Gives Back Night on September 27, 20 percent of Kendra Scott’s sales benefitted the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.  From this event, more than $600 was raised for the nonprofit, which will be provide the equivalent of 3,040 meals for Oklahomans with inconsistent access to food.

Kendra Scott, CEO and Designer, assures that philanthropy and charity make up a major component of her professional and personal life.  Helping the Regional Food Bank fight hunger is one of many examples that illustrate how committed Kendra Scott gives back to the community. 

“We are thankful for the continued support from Kendra Scott,” said Angie Doss, director of marketing at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.  “Over the past few years, more than $1,600 has been donated through Kendra Gives Back Nights to fight hunger in the state.”

Oklahoma is one of the hungriest states in the nation, where one in four children struggles with hunger every day. For more information about the Regional Food Bank, or to make a donation, visit regionalfoodbank.org or call 405-600-3136.

Established in 1980, the Regional Food Bank is the largest private, domestic hunger-relief organization in the state of Oklahoma. Last fiscal year, the nonprofit distributed 52 million pounds of food and products through a network of more than 1,300 schools and charitable feeding programs in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties.

About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is the state’s largest private, domestic hunger-relief organization and a member of Feeding America’s network of Food Banks.  The nonprofit provides enough food to feed more than 126,000 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 more than 644 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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