The East Texas Food Bank has been selected as one of forty winning "Feeding America" food banks to receive a $45,000 grant from Walmart's Fighting Hunger Together initiative.

The locally operated food bank is just a microcosm of the more than 200 food banks located throughout the United States, and it is this type of harmonic effort that paves the way to feed 37 million people annually, many of those whom are children.

Here at home, the numbers are equally dramatic, as the East Texas Food Bank, and its some 200 partner agencies in 26 counties, distribute more than 16 million pounds of food.

To learn more about "Feeding America", click here, or find out more about Walmart's Fighting Hunger Together initiative, a two billion dollar commitment.