WSBTV NEWS: Cox Foundation Donates $3 Million toward Westside Future Fund’s Purchase of Former Atlanta Community Food Bank HQ
February 5, 2020
The Westside Future Fund purchased the former headquarters of the Atlanta Community Food Bank thanks in part to a $3 million donation from the Cox Foundation. The building located at 970 Jefferson St. NW will be renovated and preserved as a multi-use community and education center for residents, and it will feature affordable office space for Westside-oriented businesses.
WSBTV News anchor Wendy Corona discusses the purchase with John Ahmann, President & CEO of Westside Future Fund, and Joan Vernon, an established community advocate and long time resident of English Avenue.
“This area is going to become more economically prosperous, and one of the things we really want to deliver on is ensuring that folks that have been hear get to be a part of that tide rising,” says John Ahmann, President & CEO of Westside Future Fund.