LAPUSH — The city of Forks and the Quileute tribe are sponsoring the 12th annual Cherish Our Children holiday fundraiser for disadvantaged children at the A-Ka-Lat Community Center in LaPush, 90 Main St., at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6.
The annual gathering includes a seafood plate dinner, silent and live auctions, a silent auction table for children, photos with Santa, 50-50 drawing and native creative works for sale.
Proceeds from the event support the gift-giving programs in each community.
In Forks, the food bank sponsors the Santa’s Workshop program, which provides gift shopping opportunities for families struggling financially.
In LaPush, the Quileute Housing Authority’s program provides gifts for children in the community.
Donations of auction items or cash are gratefully accepted.
Phone Sandy Heinrich at 360-374-6262, ext. 256, or Sharon Penn at 360-374-4278 for more information.