After More Than 30 Years In Dallas, The North Texas Food Bank Is Moving To The Suburbs

Food bank leaders say moving the facility north will increase the number of people who can be served.

By Stephanie KuoAugust 28, 2018 9:30 am, ,

From KERA:

At the North Texas Food Bank’s brand-new distribution center in Plano, there’s a community garden, a volunteer orientation center and massive stock rooms, with long corridors of towering metal shelves. It’s like wandering through a Costco or a Sam’s Club.

When the 230,000-square-foot facility off President George Bush Turnpike and Coit Road opens next month, CEO Trisha Cunningham says the food bank will be even closer to hitting a major milestone: serving 92 million meals a year by 2025. She says moving north gives them a geographical advantage.

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