Our New Brooklyn Park Facility
What was once an empty warehouse has been completely transformed into a mighty hunger-relief operation. The new Brooklyn Park space is already helping us deliver more food to our hungry neighbors.
The entire facility—featuring larger coolers, a better fleet of trucks and more—opened in the spring of 2020.
Our beautiful welcome area includes a lounge with a coffee bar perfect for socializing before and after your shift; a spacious locker room to store your belongings, lock up your valuables and change shoes; modern restrooms, and a private room for nursing mothers or those looking for a quiet space to meditate.
Our volunteer food sorting and repacking area has multiple repacking zones where different shifts can happen simultaneously. The sorting and repacking room gives volunteers a whopping 24,000 square feet of space, resulting in more community power to end hunger. There are also two clean rooms and a temperature-controlled space for repacking meat.
Two large, state-of-the-art community rooms are available to rent for conferences, lunch events between volunteer shifts, meetings and networking. Each room is equipped with a projector and wireless connectivity. Video conferencing is also available when both rooms are reserved.
The warehouse has 25 dock doors—eight more than the facility at Maplewood. That means less handling of food which lowers costs and is more efficient.