EUREKA, Ca (KIEM)-Food for People in Eureka is forced to close after a city sewer malfunction.
The food bank is working with the city of Eureka and the Department of Health to assess the extent of damages and when they can re-open.
The warehouse and pantry will remain closed until its deemed safe to open.
According to the food bank, over $30,000 in food will have to be thrown away and building repairs will only add to that total.
Donations can be made at www.foodforpeople.org. Coast Central Credit Union members can also donate directly at local credit union branches.