Food For All: CAFB Breaks Ground for New Facility

Capital Area Food Bank has reached a plateau and broken ground on a 125,000-square-foot facility that will eventually double its current capacity of 20 million pounds of food to those in need. Christel Hair, who is chief development officer of the largest food bank in the Washington metro area, expects the facility to open by 2010. It will provide repackaging services for bulk items and

WASHINGTON — Capital Area Food Bank has reached a plateau and broken ground on a 125,000-square-foot facility that will eventually double its current capacity of 20 million pounds of food to those in need.

Christel Hair, who is chief development officer of the largest food bank in the Washington metro area, expects the facility to open by 2010. It will provide repackaging services for bulk items and expanded educational programs designed to teach people how to maximize their fo

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