ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will not be holding the Free Fries Fryday event this year.
About 42 Tri-City restaurants gave away free servings of Lamb Weston fries, with Lamb Weston donating 10 cents to Second Harvest Tri-Cities for every serving during the third annual event held last year.
The event was started as a way to bring attention to Second Harvest Tri-Cities and raise money for the nonprofit, which acts as a food bank to area food banks, said Gene Hinkle, spokesman for ConAgra Foods, Lamb Weston's parent company.
Lamb Weston still is sponsoring the Columbia Cup this year, Hinkle said.
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And Lamb Weston still will donate to Second Harvest Tri-Cities, he said. That donation will be announced next week.