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New bins!

On October 10, 2017 By

October 10: Taking shape! New bins arrived at the FoodBank Marketplace recently. It’s almost time to throw open the doors, so stay tuned.
 

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September 19: Community FoodBank’s warehouse racks are coming into place and the adjustable shelving gives us flexibility. Adjusting to differently sized containers that come in, utilizing the ample vertical space we have (a tall ceiling in the warehouse!) and accessing the food containers with a forklift.

Shown above is a set of movable shelves […]

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Prep Table and Packaging Room

On September 7, 2017 By

September 5: Why are we excited to have the first-ever prep and packaging room at Community FoodBank? It’s because — for the first time ever — we can repackage bulk goods into consumer-friendly quantities.

Earlier this year, Community FoodBank received a truckload of frozen, diced potatoes. Great! But they were in 30 and 40 pound […]

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Rack Up a Win

On August 25, 2017 By

August 24: Local contractor Kelvin Malko and warehouse manager Randall Martin hoist a rack into place for installation in Community FoodBank’s new warehouse area on Thursday.

FoodBank’s complete makeover continues to make its way toward completion, and if the daily phone calls and questions — “is it done yet?” — are any indication, the […]

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August 22: Progress continues as the building’s reception area, market space and offices provide a more welcoming environment for our guests and they provide a more effective space for us to work to serve our guests better!

Lots of healthy food options are coming in and being stored in the brand new coolers and […]

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August 9: Moving in! Slowly but surely the offices are becoming occupied and operational. Cubicles are going up and the conference area is coming together. A whiteboard is featured in the conference room for our volunteer and staff meetings. The rest of the warehouse is coming together and almost ready to go.

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Agency Store and more

On August 3, 2017 By

August 2: Believe it or not but the indoor windows that were installed this week weigh 320 lbs each! The whole building is looking cleaner. The cooler is slowly getting filled with donations. It’s completely different from when this project was started and we’re looking forward to seeing how it changes next week!

The Agency […]

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July 27: More progress! Carpet and tile work are finished. Small but important details like fire alarms, motion activated lights, and thermostats have been installed throughout. The restrooms are completely finished and the warehouse with the coolers looks amazing.

Photos by Lisa Robinson Photography

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July 19: The floor is polished, the prep room is ready to go with a new sink. Coolers are up and running and even have food inside already! Reception desk is installed. The offices on the second floor are nearly finished. Check out the finished ceiling, too.

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July 11: Floor is being prepped today and will be dry as early as tomorrow morning! We have new plumbing fixtures and more of the cabinetry has been installed. Outside there are a lot of changes, too. A new walkway was poured last week and they expect some more asphalt work in the front of […]

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