Seattle Times: University District Food Bank addresses hunger and community

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"The food-bank facilities occupy the building’s first floor and roof; the nonprofit Low Income Housing Institute oversees 49 studios and apartments on the other floors, including 20 set aside for homeless young adults. Street Bean Coffee Roasters, a job-training program for homeless youth, operates a coffee shop with a separate entrance on the ground floor.

The actual food bank looks more like a supermarket than anything else, one with limits on some categories but no price tags. It’s a big departure from traditional setups, where people in need line up for prepacked bags of canned goods."

Read the whole article at: https://www.seattletimes.com/pacific-nw-magazine/the-university-district-food-bank-addresses-hunger-and-community/