WOODBINE - Borough of Woodbine has received $25,100 from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development to fund the Public Safety Building (former Ambulance Corps Building) which hosts the food distribution sponsored by the First Baptist Church through the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.
According to a release, the requested funding would be for heating, ventilation and air conditioning as well as a handicapped accessible ramp. This is the third and final phase of improvements to this facility.
The USDA had previously awarded the borough funding in 2014 of $20,000for facility improvements to this building under Phase 1 of these renovations and an additional $37,400 in 2016 for a second phase of improvements to the borough’s Public Safety Building, which is used as the food distribution center.
“Without the assistance of USDA—Rural Development program it would not be possible to make these upgrades that enhance the usability of this facility. We thank them for their ongoing support to our community recognizing the importance of this project,” stated Mayor William Pikolycky.