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Two Kirkland teams among final eight in Hopelink Can Madness

This is a bracket showing the two teams from Kirkland that are still aline in the Can Madness tournament and fundraiser. - Contributed Art
This is a bracket showing the two teams from Kirkland that are still aline in the Can Madness tournament and fundraiser.
— image credit: Contributed Art

Ben & Jerry’s and Lake Washington Physical Therapy are two Kirkland teams among the top eight competitor remaining following Round 2 of Hopelink’s Can Madness food drive. The single-elimination competition continues through April 4.The other six teams are from Redmond.

The 16 businesses competing in the second week of the tournament collected a total of 4,775 pounds of food and $131 in cash, bringing the total for the campaign so far to 8,667 pounds and $949.

Hopelink’s fifth annual competition is patterned after the national spring college basketball tournament, matching businesses in weekly contests to see which one can bring in the most food. Teams are bracketed together in pairs and one winner from each 2-member bracket advances to the following week.

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