PASCO, Wash. Despite the
triple-digit day, workers are making headway on the new Saint Vincent de Paul
food bank and community service facility in Pasco.
Early Tuesday morning
workers poured cement for the walk-in freezer of the 16,000 square foot building
between 5th and 6th Streets. When the center opens late
this year or early next year it will also include space to help families with clothing, emergency utilities and social services. Managers say they serve about 700 families a week.
Saint Vincent de Paul
had to move out its old building on West Lewis to make room for the city's new
The fundraising committee says it has raised in private donations more than half of the building's $1.5 million dollar price tag.