Kirkland teams are coming on strong in Hopelink’s 8th annual Can Madness competitive food drive, with three Redmond teams and three from Kirkland among the final eight competitors.
In the third round of the tournament, Xtreme Consulting Group, inc., Hallmark Realty and Lake Washington Physical Therapy (Downtown) will represent Kirkland, while Hancock’s Bakery, City of Redmond and Accenture will continue on among Redmond teams.
Also moving on in the round of eight this week are Theo Chocolates in Seattle and OAC Services representing Shoreline. Last week, 16 teams combined brought the total raised so far to 12,060 pounds of food and $18,145. The next weigh-in for the remaining teams will be Friday.
The drive is patterned after the national spring college basketball tournament, matching businesses in weekly competitions to see which can bring in the most food. Teams are bracketed together in pairs and one winner from each two-member bracket advances to the following week. The competition will continue until the winner is announced April 7.
You can support your favorite team here: https://www.hopelink.org/take-action/can-madness