Holiday thanks from food closet


The Christmas holiday at the Carson Valley Community Food Closet was one of great celebration. Food and cash donations were received throughout December from our very generous community. We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to every individual, family, business and organization that contributed. To all who volunteered their time to help at the food closet and with food drives, we could not have done it without you.

Food donations (in pounds) were received for the month of December: St. Gall Catholic Church (404), Minden Village businesses (126), Douglas County Public Library (25), Douglas County Republican Women (50), Block D Douglas High School (372), Sweet Images (30), Douglas High Drama Department (345), Jessie's Hairport (25), High Hatters Red Hat Group of Carson Valley (145), Daughters of the American Revolution, John C. Fremont Chapter (91), Minden Elementary School (968), Harrah's (turkeys) (1,540), PiƱon Hills second grade class (277), Mike Smith (75), Carson High School for Susan Sonnemaker (232), Douglas Disposal (8,320), Raley's Corporation (meat) (1,213), Channel 2 News Drive (48,399), Coventry Cross Episcopal Church (250), Douglas High Craft Faire (560), Tahoe Community Church (101), Save Marts (1,126), National Nurse Association at Western Nevada State College (61), Annette (131), PCC Structural (112), Herbie (63), Rite Aid (199), Windhaven Homeowners (59), Indian Hills General Improvement (195), Curves Exercise Studio (50), Harrah's/Harveys (1,540), and Sierra Pacific Power (94).

Regular grocery contributors: Raley's, Smith's, Scolari's, Starbucks, 7-11 Market, Russell's Mercantile, Pony Expresso, Trader Joe's and Costco.

Cash donations were received from Marie Machetta, Bonnie Fettic, Andrew Rice, Karen Ryan, Marguerite Peterson Foundation, J. Fauria, B. Middendorf, P. Corley, E. Fleischer, J. Foraker-Thompson, Topaz Sagehens, M. Oxoby, Merrill Construction, D. Fleischer, Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital, Hairport, D. Carroll, M. Haynes, J. Weich, D. Lyon, William T. Rice (Unity Church of Today), J. Johnson, M. Doyle, L. and M. Moorhead, W. Hart, D. Hanson, Tolman Inc., Minden Elementary School, Park Cattle Co., R. Noland, D. Morrison, M. Jones, J. Armas, S. Nichols, J. Wilson, D. Sievers, B. Blair, R. Mattinson, C. Cooper, G. Southwick, Coventry Cross Episcopal Church, R. McTee R. Gloner, S. Biglin, K. Peters, P. Schmidt, M. Jurkonis, D. Stockman, W. Wood, L. Bishop, J. Leavitt, L. Chen, S. Harker, K. Terlau, N. Schindell, S. Taylor, D. Abbott, R. Phillips, T. Taylor, D. Dickman, N. Lang, Tim and Suzanne Taylor, Dora Rogallo, Larry Williams, John Leavy, Channel 2 News Drive, C. Bennett, D. Yoder, D. Frueh, N. Duryee, S. Jarrett, L. Ann Young, S. Dilley, S. Bradbury, M. Wilson. D. Culver, G. Flyr, J. Collins, Northway Trust, C. Coleman, J. Mulreany, Foothill Tilesetting, B. Park Trust, E. Landino, R. Koontz, Sclafani Painting, Danny's Ironwood Grill, Unity Church of Today, A & A Construction, Electronic Funds Corp., Godecke Land & Livestock, C.V. Lyons, American Express/Giving Program, NIMBY Farm, Timken Sturgis Foundation, Sertoma and anonymous (2).

We want to thank everyone for sharing the true spirit of giving at Christmas. Without your generosity, many would not have shared the food you donated. Many thanks from everyone at the food closet.

Eileen Boettiger


Carson Valley Community Food Closet


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