Food Bank of Western Massachusetts starts construction of new headquarters in Chicopee

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts will officially start the construction phase for its larger and greener food distribution center and headquarters with an event in Chicopee on June 2. According to the news release sent to 22News by the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, the private event will take place in the Chicopee Business Park at the construction site and future location of the food bank. Scheduled speakers at the groundbreaking include Mayor John Vieau of Chicopee, Congressman Richard Neal, and Congressman Jim McGovern. All three lawmakers have been highly supportive of the Food Bank’s expansion and planned move to Hampden County, where more than half of the individuals who receive food assistance from The Food Bank reside.

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