Advertisement

National Guard helps hand out free potatoes in Tacoma

Members of the Washington National Guard and other volunteers help load potatoes as cars snake through a waiting line, Thursday, May 14, 2020, during the free distribution of 200,000 pounds of potatoes provided by the Washington State Potato Commission in Tacoma, Wash. Most of the potatoes were donated by farmers across the state who have not been able to sell to their regular restaurant customers due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Members of the Washington National Guard and other volunteers help load potatoes as cars snake through a waiting line, Thursday, May 14, 2020, during the free distribution of 200,000 pounds of potatoes provided by the Washington State Potato Commission in Tacoma, Wash. Most of the potatoes were donated by farmers across the state who have not been able to sell to their regular restaurant customers due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)(KMVT)
Published: May. 14, 2020 at 4:46 PM MDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

Members of the Washington National Guard helped hand out about 200,000 pounds of potatoes Thursday that had been donated by farmers who were unable to sell to their regular restaurant customers due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Cars lined up near the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, to receive the bags of potatoes as part of a mission to get 1 million pounds of potatoes into the hands of people in need.

Latest News

Latest News