A sneak peek at the 210,000 square-foot Hunger Task Force new facility
MILWAUKEE, (CBS 58) -- The Hunger Task Force is showing off their new 210,000 square-foot home after several months of refurbishing it.
"We have rehabbed it, it is gorgeous, it is beautiful. It is all set up for our volunteers to work from and we're so excited to invite people back to volunteer and to see our new space," said Sherrie Tussler, Executive Director of Hunger Task Force.
The new facility of Hunger Task Force located at 5000 W. Electric Avenue is about five times as big as their previous location, their storage able to hold about 3 million pounds of food in any given time. Their freezer is about 7,000 square-feet.
"It enables us to have a clean state-of-the-art facility so we can pack food and move it. It lets us say yes to being able to help both during an emergency, and as the pandemic shifts to an end-demic we are still here making a difference for people," said Tussler.
The facility offers more than just storage space for their mission. The facility now includes a community engagement, volunteer and client service center as well as a community kitchen.
For donation information, visit their website at Hunger Task Force, Milwaukee's Free & Local food bank.