Volunteers of the East Texas Food Bank can officially spend less time avoiding forklift traffic and more time helping the organization serve those in need throughout the region.
On Thursday evening, the nonprofit held a grand opening celebration where it unveiled its new Volunteer and Nutrition Education Center to donors and special guests.
The $3 million project — titled “More Space. More Meals” — provides facilities for volunteers, space for nutrition education, and is an expansion of the cold dock area and an improvement of existing warehouse storage capacity.
(Read more from Tyler Morning Telegraph)