That property was purchased earlier this year by nonprofits Westside Future Fund and the Food Well Alliance with the help of a $3 million donation from The Cox Foundation.
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The food bank then moved to a location on Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, before launching a fundraising campaign for a new headquarters.
In fiscal year 2018-2019, the food bank distributed 71.7 million pounds of food and grocery, 22% of that being fresh produce, according to the release.
“Our new building will enable the Food Bank to fully harness our most abundant asset — food,” Food Bank CEO Kyle Waide said in a prepared statement. “We are motivated by the knowledge that relieving hunger has the power to change the trajectory of a person's life, and our enhanced and expanded facility will allow us to better serve our growing network of more than 700 partner agencies.”
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