Donations keep food closet shelves stocked


The chilly January weather didn't stop the community from remembering the Carson Valley Community Food Closet. Generous donations of food and cash were received to keep the shelves stocked for those in need.

The following donations were received for January (pounds): Douglas County Public Library (85), Christ Presbyterian Church (25), McNeilly Family (85), Michelle Wheeler (78), Mike Smith (112), St. Gall Catholic Church (332), Gray Matter (270), Tahoe Community Church (1,260), A-American Storage (265), Ready-Mix-Mound House (87), Gordon King (2,329) and Hertha Williams (28).

Regular grocery contributors: Raley's, Scolari's, Smith's, Costco, Starbucks Ð Minden and Gardnerville, Pony Expresso, Russell's Merchantile, Trader Joe's and Shell Station Country Market.

Cash donations received: Douglas High School Ð National Honor Society food drive, Diane Gordon, PG&E Campaign for Community, D. Weisend, B. Tettic, Marie Machetta, E. Hastert, P. Axelson, J. Williams, Bank of American - United Way, Scolari's customers and employees, Raley's customers and employees, Ruth Berkeley, Helping Hands Thrift Shop, Burl and Rosemarie Middendorf, S. Wilcox, R. Edling, Coventry Cross Episcopal Church, J. Johnson, Merrill Construction

The following donations were received in memory of Don Brooks: Harbottle Family, E.L. and J.A. Lyder Trust, Paula Corley, Lynn Brooks, Carolee Cortner, John Cortner, Jayne Bruno, K. Hussman, P. Sanchez and M. Pendleton. In memory of Billy Bob Tennison: Irene and Gerald Adkins.

Thanks to everyone for their support. The food closet distributes food to qualified individuals and families in need. You can deliver food or cash donations to the Carson Valley Community Food Closet at 1255 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville on Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 1-4 p.m. For information contact Eileen Boettiger, director at 782-3711.

Marabelle Moorhead

Carson Valley Community Food Closet volunteer


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