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Breaking ground, building hope

by | Nov 30, 2016 | Latest

Amazing Grace Food Pantry in Wylie held a groundbreaking of its new facility Nov. 19. Founders Karen and Mike Ellis, board members, representatives from nonprofits, city officials, fire and police attended the event. The pantry serves an average of 263 families in the two days per week they are open.

By Sonia Duggan

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An amazing thing happened at Amazing Grace Food Pantry in Wylie Nov. 19. After 10 years of reaching out to serve the food insecure in Collin County, the pantry broke ground on a building that will be its new center, giving it the ability to better serve those in need.

The foundation will be poured in the next few weeks for a 3,200 square foot metal building on the property at 1711 Parker Rd. where they currently assist clients. The new facility will feature a walk-in cooler, industrial size freezers, a utility room, conference room, offices, restrooms, and a lobby with a client intake area.

For the full story see the Nov. 30 issue and the e-Edition at https://www.etypeservices.com/Wylie%20NewsID245/default.aspx

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