Building the glass wall

glass tile

Updated 8-11-16

At Foothills at Food Bank & Resource Center

CAVE CREEK – Small glass tiles will reveal more than just a creative wall as part of the expanding Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center – it also will be a reflection of the love donors have for the busy, growing food bank.

According to Pam DiPietro, executive director of Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center, individuals interested in helping the northern Arizona desert foothills food bank pay for the cost of its new addition now have the opportunity to purchase a 2” X 5” glass tile. The tiles will be etched with the donor’s name and become part of a one-of-a-kind wall mural. The tiles will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Each glass tile is $150 and 1,000 tiles are available to the public. Donors can pay for their tile(s) via cash, check, credit card or PayPal. Funds raised from the effort will be used to offset the payment due for the food bank’s new addition. The addition will provide a central location to pick up needed food items. It also will serve as a resource center to help people with a hand up and not a hand out. DiPietro says the main building now will have much needed warehousing space. The glass mural effort was launched on June 24, 2016.

For more information about how to order your custom tile, call the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center at 480.488.1145. Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center is located at 6038 E. Hidden Valley Drive in Cave Creek.

Donations are always encouraged and greatly appreciated. You may make a donation by mailing a check payable to Foothills Food Bank P.O. Box 715, Carefree, AZ 85377. Call the Food Bank at 480-488-1145 to make a credit card donation by phone (except American Express). You can make a direct deposit at Parkway Bank, 6300 E. Cave Creek Rd. in Cave Creek. Donations may also be made by visiting Scroll down and click on the donate button. Thank you!