SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – The Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties unwrapped its largest corporate contribution ever Monday morning.

Decorated with a giant ribbon and bow, the 75,000 square foot building estimated at $9 million is a gift from the Cypress Semiconductor Corp., food bank representatives said.

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Serving as a volunteer food-sorting center, the building will help make 18 million more meals available to the hungry, representatives said.

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The building is located on Cypress Semiconductor’s corporate campus at 4001 N. First St. in San Jose. For 20 consecutive years, Cypress Semiconductor has been the largest per-capita corporate donor to the food bank, according to representatives.

KCBS’ Betsy Gebhart Reports:

One in 10 people in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties receive food from the Second Harvest Food Bank, representatives said.

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