PORT ANGELES-Strait Occupational & Hand Therapy’s Helping Hands 2012 Food Drive collected more than 2,000 items and $310 in donations for area food banks.
“I continue to be amazed by the generosity of our communities,” said clinic owner Lynda Guditus Williamson.
The Port Angeles Food Bank received about 1,027 nonperishable items along with $280 in cash donations.
More than 1,123 nonperishable items along with $30 in cash donations were delivered to the Sequim Food Bank.
The event was extended two additional weeks to honor Mikki Sanders and her work with the food
Williamson contributes the food drive’s success to her staff and participating businesses.
They include Dr. Dan Addison, Columbia Bank, Hallett & Associates, Key Bank, Kitsap Bank, Nancy John of Peninsula WorkFit, Park View Villas, Darla Workman of Willow Massage Therapy, Avamere Olympic Rehabilitation of Sequim, Jason Wilwert of Sequim Physical Therapy, Gauthun Chiropractic, Sequim Senior Activity Center and Aaron Staeben of Peak Performance Therapy.
The contest winner for the best decorated food box display went to Park View Villas in Port Angeles.
Gordy’s PIzza & Pasta provided a pizza lunch for the staff of the winning business.
Pictured: Park View Villas food box display won “hands down” for best decorated display, competing against other local participating businesses as part of Strait Occupational & Hand Therapy’s “Helping Hands” 2012 Food Drive.