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12:10 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Generator Gives Eugene Food Bank Back-up Power

New Food For Lane County generator is lowered into place.
Credit Food For Lane County

Food for Lane County in Eugene is installing a generator Monday. The food bank will be the only one in the state with backup power in case of a large-scale disaster.

Food for Lane County stores about a half million pounds of food in its Eugene warehouse -- about half of it is perishable. The generator will prevent massive food loss and spoilage if there's a power outage.

Dawn Marie Woodward is with Food For Lane County:

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