November donations show Thanksgiving spirit


The Carson Valley Community Food Closet had filled shelves thanks to the generosity of the community. With the Thanksgiving dinners for others on their mind, everyone gave from their hearts. We wish to thank the following businesses and individuals for their November contributions.

Food donations (pounds): Mike Smith (66), Carson Valley Middle School (1,393), James TenBroeck (5), Carson Valley Net Rippers Soccer Team (80), Unity Church of Today (106), Corley Ranch Ð two pallets of pumpkins and gourds, Douglas County Public Library (90), Coventry Cross Episcopal Church (56), Douglas County Sheriffs Officers Ð kitchen dish soap, Douglas County Republican Women's group (117), Fladbys Ð one turkey, Boy Scouts (4,903), David and Holly Krohne (180), The Placerville Grange (25), Sierra Nevada HR Association (101), Valley Cruisers (1,399), Scarselli Elementary School (235), Northwest Martial Arts (628), Sierra Nevada Trading Co. (1,206), Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School (1,407), Jim Greenough Ð 10 turkeys, PolyPhaser (135), Rachael Larson (548), Carson Valley United Methodist Church (820), Rite Aid Drug Store (205), St. Gall Catholic Church (574), Trinity Lutheran Church (429), David Walley's Resort (65), Daisy Scinto (52), Minden Village businesses (47), Kiwanis (58), Montesorri School (140), National Honor Society Douglas High scavenger hunt (1,407), Douglas High Block D (1,857), Soroptimists (60), Boodler's Bar & Grubshack (45), Sierra Crest Academy (27), Save Mart Ð South Carson (43), Save Mart Ð East Carson (140), Best Buy customers (45), Tahoe Community Church (100) and many anonymous donors. Regular grocery sponsors: Raley's, Scolari's, Smith's, Costco, Trader Joe's and Starbucks.

Cash donations received: Allen and Jennifer Huntley, Boy Scouts, Closet Crafters, Karen and Charley Ryan, B. Thompson, A. White, M. Croll, V. Craik, Mr. and Mrs. Nault, Piñon Hills Elementary Penny Drive, Merrill Construction, American International Tooling, B. Middendorf, D. Carroll, A. Muller, A. Louge, T. Egan, R. Sevateris, M. Pleiman, D. Gordon, J. Wilson, Oxoby Mobile Homes, Magic Stitches, D.E. Jansse & Co., Scolari's customers, J. Faurian, C. Mettale, M. Machetta, B. Fettic, J. Williams, Coventry Cross Episcopal Church, Raley's customers and employees, Smith's customers and employees and anonymous donors.

On behalf of everyone at the Carson Valley Community Food Closet, thank you for your generosity and your support to the families in need. You can drop off donations or volunteer your time to help the food closet from 1-4 p.m., Monday through Wednesday and Friday at 1255 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville. Contact Director Eileen Boettiger for further information at 782-3711.

Marabel Moorhead

Carson Valley Community Food Closet volunteer


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