Nanaimo Loaves & Fishes Food Bank
Warehouse Fundraising Project
We took possession of a 6000 square foot warehouse at 210 Fry Street on February 1st 2015
Renovations and Improvements: $125,000
City of Nanaimo: $275,000 over 2 years
Nanaimo Port Authority: $50,000 over 5 years
Community Donations to date: Over $46,000
Still need to raise $180,000
The new warehouse is providing immediate benefit to our community.
- Clients are now able to choose all the food they receive. IN addition to adding dignity it enable people to select food that meets their nutritional needs and preferences.
- Volunteers don't need to work outside.
- Food does not need to be stored outside.
- More grocery stores can participate in Food 4U Food Recovery. Superstore Nanaimo starts on April 13, 2015
There is an abundance of food in the community. The new warehouse enables us to adequately handle and distribute this abundance.