Walk & Knock draws record generosity | The Columbian

Clark County’s biggest food drive was even bigger this year, collecting 331,340 pounds — almost 166 tons — during the Dec. 4 event. The food is valued at an estimated $530,144.

“That’s a new record,” said Joe Pauletto, president of the grass-roots organization. It’s a gratifying result “with this economy.”

This year’s take is 7,680 pounds better than the previous mark set last year: 323,660 pounds valued at $517,856.