Norfolk Southern provides grants to help food banks in 22 states




ATLANTA — Norfolk Southern will provide grants of $400,000 to 31 food banks in 22 states served by the railroad, the company announced this week.

“Every community is home to families impacted by food insecurity,” Kristin Wong, NS Corporate Giving Director, said in a news release. “Norfolk Southern continues to partner with over 30 food banks to feed and help those in need.”

The funds and continued partnership with these food banks will directly support local efforts to address food insecurity, as well as other initiatives to help children, families and seniors, the railroad said.

Food banks receiving the funds include:

– Second Coastal Georgia US Harvest

—Community Food Bank of Atlanta

– Central Illinois Food Bank

— Central Pennsylvania Food Bank

— Chattanooga Area Food Bank

— Central Alabama Community Food Bank

– Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana

— Facing Hunger Foodbank (W.Va.)

— Feeding Southwest Virginia

– Food Bank for Central and Northeastern Missouri

— Central and Eastern North Carolina Food Bank

— Food Bank of Delaware

— Northeast Georgia Food Bank

— Northern Indiana Food Bank

— Food Finders Food Bank (Ind.)

— Southeast Virginia Food Bank

— Freestore Food Bank (Ohio)

— Gleaners (Ind.)

– God’s Pantry Food Bank (Ky.)

– Greater Chicago Food Depot

— Community Food Bank of Greater Pittsburgh

— Harvesters (MO)

— Lowcountry Food Bank (SC)

— Central Ohio Food Bank

— Montgomery Area Food Bank

– Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee

— Metrolina’s Second Harvest Food Bank

– Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio

– Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee

– Food Bank of Northwest Ohio in Toledo

– Tri-State Food Bank (IN)

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