Grant Allows Food Bank to Make High-Impact Energy Improvements

The $27,000 in funding comes from the Southface Institute and was facilitated by the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

By Staff March 18, 2021

All Faiths Food Bank

All Faiths Food Bank

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All Faiths Food Bank was recently awarded a Southface Institute GoodUse grant of $27,000—which the organization matched—to make numerous energy upgrades. Some of the improvements All Faiths has made include window film that will reduce heat and infrared light; the installation of automatic faucets and replacement of traditional toilets with low-water models; the addition of UV and HEPA systems, which will improve safety for employees and volunteers and reduce stress on the air conditioning system; and the purchase and installation of low-wattage LED and fluorescent lights. The grant—the first All Faiths has received from Southface Institute—was facilitated by the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation. All Faiths was one of just 19 nonprofit organizations nationwide to be named a GoodUse grantee this year.

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