Meir Panim Update
Israel Nutrition Center Construction Update
January 1, 1970

This revolutionary facility will produce and distribute up to 30,000 meals daily to needy children and families, diners at Meir Panim’s free restaurants, and recipients of Meals-on-Wheels, in addition to creating much-needed employment for residents of the economically depressed area.

Progress to date:

  • The industrial kitchen, the largest in the Middle East, is complete.
  • The refrigeration and freezing rooms, temperature controlled according to the type of food being stored (meat, poultry, produce, etc.) are complete.
  • The building foundation, framework and roof are complete.
  • Walls, floors and ceilings on all three floors are finished. Painting and tiling are in progress.
  • Paving of the exterior of the building, in Jerusalem stone, is complete.
  • The internal air conditioning system has been installed and the external air conditioning system is 95% complete.
  • All plumbing has been installed, and sewage system is 90% complete.
  • Electrical cables, boards and transformers have been installed, and connections are 95% complete.
  • All lighting fixtures throughout the facility are in place, and all switches and outlets have been installed.
  • Roadwork outside building remains to be done.

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