Montgomery County, TX, November 8, 2021 – Montgomery County Food Bank today announced its annual Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope Gala, presented by Woodforest National Bank, will take place Saturday, April 2, 2022 at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center. The premier fundraising event’s proceeds will benefit Montgomery County Food Bank’s programs and the thousands of food insecure children, families and seniors it serves. Every dollar raised will provide five meals to those in need in Montgomery County.
The 2022 Gala’s theme is “One For The Records,” spotlighting the record-breaking work of the
Food Bank, its volunteers, and community partners in 2020 and 2021. In 2020 alone, the Food Bank served over 11 million meals to an average of 65,000 people per month. Montgomery County Food Bank’s 2020 and 2021 Galas were not held due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Ann K. Snyder, who serves on both the Montgomery County Food Bank’s and The Woodlands Township’s Board of Directors, will serve as Honorary Chair of the event alongside Gala Chair, Amy Hollie.
From left: Amy Hollie, Gala Chair; Kristine Marlow, President & CEO of Montgomery County Food Bank; Dr. Ann K. Snyder, Honorary Gala Chair
“It is a true privilege to serve as Honorary Chair for the Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope Gala,” said Dr. Ann K. Snyder. “Having served on the Food Bank’s Board of Directors, I’ve witnessed the steadfast passion and inspiring works of the Food Bank first-hand. I look forward to working alongside Amy and the committee to raise much needed funds for the people we serve.”
“Montgomery County Food Bank has remained a pillar of hope for the community amid the pandemic,” said Amy Hollie. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to unite the county in the celebration of the Food Bank’s efforts and raise money to further our mission.”
“We can all agree that it has been a challenging two years for our community,” said Kristine
Marlow, President and CEO of Montgomery County Food Bank. “The recovery for so many Montgomery County residents is going to be long term. Montgomery County Food Bank is blessed to partner with Dr. Ann Snyder, Amy Hollie, and other community members who are eager to raise funds to help those facing hunger with the basic need of food. Our county is so caring and generous when it comes to helping our neighbors. I look forward to witnessing the success and impact of the 2022 Gala.”
“The Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope Gala is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of the Food
Bank, and thank our volunteers, partners and supporters,” said Kelly Holmes, Chairman of
Montgomery County Food Bank’s Board of Directors and Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Woodforest National Bank. “Woodforest National Bank is committed to serving the needs of our community and is proud to be the Gala’s Presenting Sponsor.”
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ABOUT MONTGOMERY COUNTY FOOD BANK
Montgomery County Food Bank is a nonprofit, hunger relief organization dedicated to uniting the community to fight hunger. Montgomery County Food Bank provides meals to families, seniors and children who lack access to wholesome nourishing food through a network of 70+ partner agencies, local school districts and community partners. Through partnerships with local retailers and wholesalers, Montgomery County Food Bank receives and purposefully distributes donated and surplus food. True to its mission, Montgomery County Food Bank works alongside volunteers, corporate and community partners, and nonprofit agencies to build a community where everyone has access to sufficient, nutritious food.
Montgomery County Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, partner of Houston Food Bank, member of Feeding Texas and distribution partner of Feeding America.