19th Annual Octoberfest Food Drive Breaks Record!
The 19th Annual Octoberfest drew in 2,865 food bags donated by customers. A $67,305 donation check was presented to area food banks, Thursday, at Yoke's Bombing Range Road location, in West Richland.
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The dealerships were able to purchase more than 51,000 pounds of food. Add another 16,271 pounds of donated food from local residents, brought the event total to OVER 67,300 pounds of non-perishable food during the October drive.
Items purchased were cereal, pasta, canned goods, peanut butter, as well as holiday goods, like yams, cranberries, stuffing, and gravy.
Some of the food banks benefitting from your donations include Tri-City Area Food Banks, Salvation Army, Tri-City Union Gospel Mission, St. Vincent DePaul, and Blue Mountain Council.