The Labor Government has announced that they are investing $3.5 million to build regional food hubs to increase the capacity of food relief storage and distribution services in regional Victoria. Yesterday we were very excited to hear that Bendigo Foodshare has been named as one of the five successful applicants.
Our greatest need is a larger warehouse facility as we have outgrown our current premises. This funding announcement means we will get $400K towards the fit out of our proposed new premises in Garsed St Bendigo.
The cost of the fitout required for our new premises has been estimated at $1.2M,