Helping the Teachout family: Light-show donations

More help for the family of Brian Teachout: The day after 30 ornaments made by West Seattle glass artist Brad Burzynski sold out in less than an hour for almost $1,100 in donations, results are in from the weekend’s other donation drive. Here’s the report from Jim Winder from the Helmstetler Family Spectacular music-synched-lights show (our clip above is what we shot on “opening night” Nov. 27; Jim’s videos for this year aren’t up yet):

This weekend the attendance at the light show was just AMZING!! I apologize for those stuck in the traffic jams!! lol

And those who came to watch were also even MORE amazing with their generosity for the Teachout family…donating $462!!So I will be dropping off $500 in cash to the Wells Fargo Bank in the next few days.

Thanks again to the great folks of West Seattle that make this one of the best communities in the Seattle area!!!

Jim e-mailed shortly afterward with a postscript:

And I wanted to thank Brad Burzynski … he stopped by and watched the lights and presented the Helmstetlers with one of his glass ornaments for helping out the Teachouts…

Donations for the Teachout Family Fund are still being accepted at any Wells Fargo Bank. (P.S. The schedule for the Helmstetler/Winder lights, at 3908 SW Charlestown across from the water tower, is on their website at

1 Reply to "Helping the Teachout family: Light-show donations"

  • Brad December 21, 2010 (7:17 am)

    Way to go Helmstetlers! Thanks for the nod. your house is a wonderful part of the community and so is your donation to the Teachouts. Merry Christmas!

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