Walk Knock keeps volunteers busy

first_imgWant to help?• If you missed the Walk & Knock food collection Saturday morning, don’t despair. Numerous local businesses and nonprofit agencies are serving as drop-off sites through Tuesday. You can find a list of donation sites on the Walk & Knock website, www.walkandknock.org/one/volunteer_barrels.htm• Financial donations can also be mailed to the Clark County Food Bank, 6502 N.E. 47th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98661 or can be made online at www.walkandknock.org/one/donate.htm. All donations will be used to purchase food.An estimated 1 of every 4 children in Clark County goes to bed hungry. Thousands of volunteers who scoured neighborhoods on a rainy Saturday morning hope to change that statistic — at least for a few months.For the 28th year, volunteers fanned out across the county to collect bags of food and cash donations for the community’s largest one-day food drive, Walk & Knock. Volunteers walked house to house to collect the goods. After filling their cars with donations, they delivered the food to one of numerous sorting centers. There, volunteers unloaded vehicles while more volunteers emptied bags and boxed up the items. The boxes were then loaded into trucks and later delivered to the Clark County Food Bank.last_img

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