Friends of the Children – Klamath Basin will launch its annual Potato Sale fundraiser Saturday, November 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., in the parking lot of Klamath Falls Subaru on Washburn Way.

The potatoes are premium russets donated by CAL-ORE Produce. They will be sold in 20-pound boxes for $20, with all proceeds directly supporting youth mentoring.

Beginning November 8, potatoes will be available for purchase from these community partners: Country Financial Insurance and Financial Services (5031 S. 6th St.), First Interstate Bank (South 7th Street), Les Schwab Tire Center (South 6th Street), Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union (Washburn Way and South 6th Street) and WaFd Bank (South 6th Street and Main Street).


Also beginning November 8, potatoes are available for delivery in Klamath Falls or pick-up, by appointment, at 3837 Altamont Drive. For these options, call 541-273-2022 to share contact information and the number of boxes desired.

Friends of the Children is a national nonprofit that creates generational change by empowering youth facing the greatest obstacles through relationships with professional mentors, called “Friends,” for 12+ years. Friends of the Children originated in Portland, Oregon, in 1993. It was established in Klamath Falls in 2000. Learn more at friendsklamath.org.