West Texas Food Bank Unveils Plans For Two New Facilities

West Texas Food Bank Unveils Plans For Two New Facilities

The West Texas Food Bank is growing to meet the increasing needs of our region.
ODESSA -- The West Texas Food Bank is growing to meet the increasing needs of our region.

Wednesday, the non-profit unveiled its plans for two new facilities: a brand new location in Midland and a larger warehouse in Odessa. The Food Bank also announced its $12.7 million capital campaign to fund the new construction.

Through the help of some generous individuals, local foundations and area businesses, the Food Bank has already raised more than $8 million. Some of those donors include: Bennett Family Charitable Fund, Saulsbury Family Foundation, H-E-B, Lissa Noel Wagner, Jack Brown, Concho Resources, Aghorn Energy, Inc. (Rhonda and Frosty Gilliam, Jr.), Abell-Hanger Foundation, J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation, and Scharbauer Foundation.

Now, the Food Bank turning to the community to complete the capital campaign and raise more than $4 million to fund the expansion project.

"We are going to be building two new facilities. One here in Odessa that's going to be over 56,0000 sqft,” said West Texas Food Bank Executive Director Libby Campbell. “And also a new location in Midland to better serve our Midland partners which is over 20,000 sqft."

The Food Bank partners with more than 60 Agencies to feed West Texans across 19 counties. This year, the nonprofit is on par to serve up more than 3.5 million meals to feed almost 75,000 West Texans.

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