Montgomery County, TX, September 23, 2021 – Montgomery County Food Bank (MCFB) held its 9th annual Shootout Hunger sporting clays tournament on September 10, 2021 at Blackwood Gun Club in Conroe, TX. Presented by Cowboy Kia, the event exceeded expectations by raising a total of $123,950 which will provide 619,750 meals for hungry children, families and seniors in Montgomery County. Every dollar raised provides five meals for those in need.
Thirty-eight teams, including over 150 shooters, participated in the tournament to benefit the food bank and the tens of thousands of people MCFB serves monthly. Top sponsors included Cowboy Kia, Southwestern Energy, Woodforest National Bank and Quality Home Products of Texas. The event also featured a live auction, raffle and trophy ceremony.
“The success of this year’s event wouldn’t have been possible without our sponsors, participants and volunteers, and especially Cowboy Kia for their ongoing support for this event,” said Kristine Marlow, President and CEO of Montgomery County Food Bank. “It was humbling to witness so many local businesses and community members uniting together to better the lives of our countless neighbors in need.”
Mark Compton, General Manager of Cowboy Kia, and his team pose for a photo during tournament
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.