APMEX Donates Additional $100,000 to Regional Food Bank
Oklahoma company has donated $350,000 to date as part of $1 million match program
OKLAHOMA CITY (April 20, 2020) – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on our community, businesses like APMEX are stepping up to help feed Oklahomans in need. Today, the company announced it was donating an additional $100,000 to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma less than three weeks after pledging $250,000.
Both financial commitments help the Regional Food Bank meet its goal of creating a $1 million fund to match other donations to combat hunger during the global health crisis.
“I grew up in a family that didn’t have a lot, so I personally understand the struggles many Oklahomans are going through right now,” said APMEX Founder & President Scott Thomas. “APMEX is fortunate to operate as an essential business, and as such, we feel a deep responsibility to continue giving back to our neighbors.”
Deb Bunting, interim CEO of the Regional Food Bank, said financial support from companies like APMEX is even more vital during times of crisis.
“APMEX continues to step up to help their fellow Oklahomans, which is especially important and admired during a crisis,” said Deb Bunting, interim CEO of the Regional Food Bank. “We are so grateful for APMEX’s generosity and their commitment to the mission of the Regional Food Bank.”
To take advantage of APMEX’s matching donations, visit rfbo.org/give or call 405-600-3136. Donations made by texting DISASTER to 501-501 will also be matched. The text to give is an automatic $10 donation. Data and text rates may apply.
Since opening our doors in 2000, APMEX remains one of the largest sources in the Precious Metals industry. Over the last two decades, we have sold more than $11 billion in Gold, Silver, and other Precious Metals in more than 60 countries around the world. For additional information, visit APMEX.com or call (800) 375-9006.
About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is leading the fight against hunger in 53 counties in central and western Oklahoma and envisions a state where everyone, regardless of circumstance, has access to nutritious food. Founded in 1980, the Regional Food Bank is the state's largest hunger-relief 501(c)(3) nonprofit that distributes food through a network of community-based partner agencies and schools. The majority of people served by the Regional Food Bank are chronically hungry children, seniors living on fixed incomes and hardworking families struggling to make ends meet. The Regional Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s network of food banks. To join the fight to end hunger, visit rfbo.org.