May donations keep shelves stocked at food closet


The Carson Valley Community Food Closet depends on the monthly donations from the community to keep their shelves stocked. May was another example of their generosity.

The following food donations (pounds) were received in May: Smith grocers (821), Douglas County Public Library (80), Douglas High School Music Boosters (25), Unity Church (81), Sertoma (10), St. Gall Catholic Church (457), 7-Eleven stores (120), Wall of Waters (73), Carson Valley United Methodist Church (70), Gardnerville Post Office, (67), Gardnerville Ranchos Post Office (85), Minden Post Office (24), Christ Presbyterian Church (29), Russell's Mercantile (55), Dennis Wills (27), Lynne (70), Coventry Cross Episcopal Church (45), Starbucks (375), Tahoe Community Church " bread (360), and Critter Junction " cat food (18).

Regular grocery contributors: Starbucks, Raley's, Smith's, Scolari's, Shell Country Store, Costco, Trader Joe's, Pony Expresso, Vanity Bakery and Russell's Mercantile.

The following cash donations were received: Margaret Crotty and Robert Ptalka, William and J. Damette Thomas, Pat Cardinal at Re/Max Realty, B. Fettic, J. Williams, McCarthy Family, Hairport Salon, Harrah's, Perma-Cal, M. Scott Properties, Thunderbird Ranch, Comstock Seed, Re/Max Realty, Reliance Parts, K. Weber, V. Craik, Coventry Cross Episcopal Church, Oxoby, Unity Church of Today, Carson Valley United Methodist Church, M. Malkmus, L. Tart, J. Williams, anonymous and proceeds of duck sales.

Ray Fasel donated handmade crafts for the annual holiday craft fair in October.

The food closet is located at 1255 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville and distributes food to qualified individuals and families in need. Business hours are 1-4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and Friday. If you would like information on volunteering or to make a donation, please contact Eileen Boettiger, director and 782-3711.

Marabel Moorhead

Carson Valley Community Food Closet volunteer


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