Amy Jo Bolon with Trinity United Methodist Church helps pass out yams on Nov. 19 to volunteers as they prepared bags for families during Thanksgiving. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Amy Jo Bolon with Trinity United Methodist Church helps pass out yams on Nov. 19 to volunteers as they prepared bags for families during Thanksgiving. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Volunteers stuff 800 bags for food bank’s Thanksgiving

Community members came together Tuesday morning to make short work of Thanksgiving dinner for hundreds of Sequim residents at the Sequim Food Bank, 144 W. Alder St. Volunteers with Sequim Seventh-day Adventist Church, Trinity United Methodist Church, Mountain View Christian School, Sequim Sunrise Rotary and Sequim Noon Rotary packed 800 bags of food on Nov. 19 in 29 minutes. Thanksgiving baskets will be distributed from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov. 23, and from noon-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. For more information, contact the Sequim Food Bank at 360-683-1205, sequimfoodbank@olypen.com or visit www.sequimfoodbank.org. Look for donation bags at local grocers, too.

Food bank volunteer Isabelle Dunlop places two of the 800 bags for Thanksgiving meals at the Sequim Food Bank. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Food bank volunteer Isabelle Dunlop places two of the 800 bags for Thanksgiving meals at the Sequim Food Bank. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Dozens of volunteers made short work of preparing 800 bags of Thanksgiving meals at the Sequim Food Bank on Nov. 19. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Dozens of volunteers made short work of preparing 800 bags of Thanksgiving meals at the Sequim Food Bank on Nov. 19. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

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