H-E-B announces cornerstone partnership with South Plains Food B - FOX34 Lubbock
H-E-B announces cornerstone partnership with South Plains Food Bank.
LUBBOCK, Texas -
H-E-B and the South Plains Food Bank are proud to announce that H-E-B will donate $200,000 over the next five years, becoming part of South Plains Food Bank’s Cornerstone Partner Group.
As a result of the new partner ship, the San Antonio H-E-B will be able to provide 600,000 meals to our families across the South Plains over five years. Last year H-E-B donated more than 32 million pounds of food to Texas and Mexico food banks, equal to over 25 million meals. Throughout the year, H-E-B implements various hunger relief initiatives and works to raise awareness and battle hunger in more than 300 communities.
“H-E-B is deeply committed to our communities and we are very excited to support our new neighbors in Lubbock,” Juan-Carlos Rück, H-E-B Senior Vice President of Operations said. “We are honored to be a cornerstone partner of the South Plains Food Bank and look forward to working alongside this dedicated organization in the fight against hunger.”
With this five-year financial commitment, H-E-B joins other businesses and organizations throughout the community as Cornerstone Partners. This group pledges sustainable funding and to work alongside South Plains Food Bank to battle Hunger.
“With H-E-B becoming a new citizen of Lubbock, we are excited for them to join us in the fight against hunger," David Weaver, CEO at the SPFB said. "Our cornerstone partners believe in our mission here at the South Plains Food Bank of Ending Hunger, Giving Hope, and Enriching Lives, so H-E-B will fit right in,”