Kaiser Permanente volunteers sort 20 tons of potatoes at Clark County Food Bank on MLK Day

The Clark County Food Bank is one of 45 service sites where more than 1,400 Kaiser Permanente Northwest employees are volunteering this year

Vancouver, Wash. — More than 100 Kaiser Permanente employee volunteers from Oregon and Southwest Washington, along with their families and friends, sorted 20 tons (40,000 pounds) of potatoes Monday (Jan. 20) at the Clark County Food Bank.

Kaiser Permanente employees sort 20 tons of potatoes at the Clark County Food Bank for MLK Day. Photo courtesy of Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Kaiser Permanente employees sort 20 tons of potatoes at the Clark County Food Bank for MLK Day. Photo courtesy of Kaiser Permanente Northwest

The potatoes were donated by Seattle-based Northwest Harvest, and will be distributed to more than 40 of the food bank’s community partners to provide 33,340 meals to those in need in Clark County.

The Clark County Food Bank is one of 45 service sites where more than 1,400 Kaiser Permanente Northwest employees are volunteering this year, giving back to Northwest communities in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Information provided by Kaiser Permanente Northwest.

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