Followup: ‘Scouting for Food’ West Seattle success stories

March 24, 2014 at 8:19 pm | In How to help, West Seattle news | 3 Comments

Two success stories tonight from this weekend’s “Scouting for Food” collections, door-to-door, drop-off, and outside grocery stores. From Troop 282:

Regina Arceo-Schulz shared the photos, reporting the troop collected more than 600 pounds of food and wanted to say, “Thank you, West Seattle!”

And from Pack 793:

Committee chair Brian Christenson shared the photo and message: “Pack 793 would like to thank the West Seattle Families that contributed to this event. Our Pack alone collected 391 pounds of food that went to the West Seattle Food Bank on Saturday.”

REMEMBER … Through the end of next month, donations to local food banks count for more, because of the Feinstein Challenge. You can give online – WS Food Bank here, WC Food Bank here. Next door-to-door drive will be Stamp Out Hunger, same day as West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day as usual, second Saturday in May (this year, May 10th) – leave a bag of non-perishable food by your door/mailbox and your letter carrier will handle it, that day only.

3 Comments

  1. Great job, guys! Thank you for serving our community in this manner.

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    Mike

    Comment by miws — 5:50 am March 25, 2014 #

  2. It’s amazing to see the generosity of our community. We were a part of Pack 282′s Scouting for Food day, and brought in a grand total of 1389#, including many donations from Morgan Junction Thriftway.

    Thank you to every one who donated and supported this wonderful West Seattle effort. And keep it on the calendar, as it happens annually.

    Comment by Eric — 10:04 am March 25, 2014 #

  3. Many, many thanks to all the Scout Troops and their families that worked to hard to collect food from this fabulous community. Troops came into the WS Food Bank last week and especially Sat with pounds of donated food. Troop 284 with a total of 1066 lbs, Troop 282 with 631 lbs., Troop 799 with 408 lbs, Troop 289 with 250 lbs & Troop 793 with 388 lbs. & $200. Thank you! Thank you!

    Comment by West Seattle Food Bank — 1:28 pm March 25, 2014 #

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