News Release

Filling an Empty Home Plate

July 8, 2014

Omaha, Neb. – Woodmen of the World raised over $11,000 which equates to over 35,000 meals, and ranked 1st in the East Division for the Food Bank for the Heartland Strike Out Hunger Corporate Challenge.

Overall, the Strike Out Hunger Challenge generated over 335,000 meals, exceeding the goal by more than 100,000 meals. These meals will feed hungry children, families and seniors across Nebraska and western Iowa.

“Woodmen of the World is dedicated to raising awareness of hunger not only in the Omaha metro area, but across the United States.” said President and CEO, Larry King.

Woodmen of the World is one of the nation’s leading fraternal benefit societies, and serves a dual mission – to help ensure financial security for members and their families, through insurance and investment products, and to provide opportunities to become involved in community service projects that enrich lives and benefit individuals, families and communities. 

Woodmen of the World was founded in 1890 as a not-for-profit. We give back to our member-customers and the communities we live in. Today, Woodmen of the World offers insurance, annuities, mutual funds,* and 529 College Savings Plans.* More than 700,000 Woodmen of the World member-customers across the country share a commitment to family, community and country. To learn more about Woodmen of the World, visit woodmen.org.