West Seattle holiday postscript: Light-show generosity

January 3, 2012 at 7:57 pm | In Holidays, West Seattle Christmas lights, West Seattle news | 3 Comments

(WSB photo from the show’s first night of this past holiday season, November 26, 2011)
The music-synched Helmstetler Family Christmas Lights Spectacular is dark till next November, but mastermind Jim Winder has a postscript – a final report on the donations made by visitors/fans:

Thank You West Seattle for another great Season of Giving

TOTAL GIVING FOR 2011!! $2960.86

$1200 for the Dr. Ed Kingston Memorial Fund
$865.43 for Northwest Parkinson Foundation
$895.43 for the West Seattle Food Bank

PLUS
1433 lbs of food

If you just can’t wait till next holiday season – there’s already a countdown calendar on the show’s official site!

3 Comments

  1. Well done neighbors! THANKS!!

    Comment by Aman — 8:27 pm January 3, 2012 #

  2. Wow! Way to go, and thanks for the great show!

    Comment by MJ — 7:12 pm January 4, 2012 #

  3. That’s terrific! Maybe they’ll light up for Christmas in July and rack up some more donations.

    Comment by Debbie Needs Dinner — 6:09 am January 5, 2012 #

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