Chocolate delivers pumpkins to Eastgate

October 15, 2012 

Chocolate's owners Kurt and Sarah Weidner of Pasco delivered Halloween candy and about 125 donated pumpkins on Monday in response to last week's theft of the school's pumpkin patch. Eastgate students raised money to help pay for Chocolate's surgery after he was rescued in 2008. The most recent donation brings the total pumpkin outpouring to about 650. All of Eastgate's roughly 540 students have already received pumpkins, so the excess will go to Amistad Elementary School in Kennewick, according to Eastgate Principal Niki Arnold-Smith.

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