Terrace Churches Food Bank president John Wiebenga and volunteer Norm MacFarland show off part of the stockpile of donations

Plenty of extra donations prompt special food bank day

The food bank has had extra food on hand before but never stacked so high against the wall, said president John Wiebenga.

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of individuals and organizations, the Terrace Churches Food Bank has such a large surplus that it will be open an extra day this month.

On Dec. 20, the food bank will be open for its regular clients from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help give away the extra food.

Several young people are expected to come in to help prepare the extra bags of food to give out .

The food bank has had extra food on hand before but never stacked so high against the wall, said president John Wiebenga.

And as an extra bonus, clients will not be interviewed that day.