UPDATED: Bank of America donates $1.4 million to Greater Houston-area nonprofits

The Houston Food Bank was one of 23 nonprofits to receive funds from Bank of America. (Courtesy Houston Food Bank)
The Houston Food Bank was one of 23 nonprofits to receive funds from Bank of America. (Courtesy Houston Food Bank)

The Houston Food Bank was one of 23 nonprofits to receive funds from Bank of America. (Courtesy Houston Food Bank)

Updated April 30, 10:19 a.m. - The donated funds were originally $1.3 million. The story has been updated to reflect the larger donation.

Bank of America has donated $1.4 million to support nonprofits throughout the Greater Houston area, according to a press release April 22. The 23 nonprofits are specialized in providing essential services such as meals, medical services and homelessness prevention during the coronavirus outbreak.


“Houston local nonprofits are doing incredible work supporting our residents in need and responding to significant challenges in the face of the coronavirus crisis,” said Hong Ogle, Bank of America Houston Market president, in the release. “By partnering with leading local nonprofits as they deploy critical resources to address some of the most basic and pressing needs, our Bank of America team is able to help make a difference in the communities we serve.”

The nonprofits receiving funds are:
By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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