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Food Bank recovers from flooding, reopening Jan. 14 

 

January 12, 2023

Pathfinder Staff

Seeley Swan Community Food Bank Volunteer Coordinator Sally Johnson stands in the middle of the nearly 2,000 pounds of useable food that was recovered from the flooded storage room. Seeley Lake Elementary allowed the Food Bank to store their food until they can move back into their space. 

SEELEY LAKE - When Seeley Swan Community Food Bank President Lulu Rodriguez opened the door to the Food Bank Monday evening, Dec. 26, water poured out the door.

"There was two to three inches of water [in the front room] and then it was gushing from [the back storage room]," said Food Bank Volunteer Coordinator Sally Johnson.

Seeley Lake Elementary School Superintendent Josh Gibbs said a pipe broke in two places spraying water for one to three days. This affected the school's storage area and the Seeley-Swan Community Food Bank, located next to the SLE's Multi-Purpose room. 

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