Spring donations at food closet


The month of April brought in many donations from the Carson Valley community. The Carson Valley Community Food Closet is a supplemental source of food goods to qualified individuals and families in need residing in Douglas County. We wish to express appreciation to all who donated and to the volunteers who helped distribute food.

The following donations were received (in pounds): Douglas County Public Library (60), Ladies Giving Back (222), Pinenut Christian School (70), Betty and Sal Salinas (85), Pinon Hills Elementary Movie Night (186), Leona (4), Pat Cardinal (23), Michael Smith (23), Dana Culver (30), St. Gall Catholic Church (811), Coventry Cross Episcopal Church (39), Tahoe Community Church (409), Curves of Minden-Gardnerville (290), Curves on Mica Drive (121), Sertoma (40) and Kirkwood (30).

Dr. Eric Park donated toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss (7). Regular grocery contributors: Raley's, Scolari's, Smith's, Costco, Trader Joe's, Starbucks of Minden and Gardnerville, Pony Espresso, Russell's Mercantile, Shell Country Store, Vanity Bakery and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

Cash donations received: BJ and Lucille Toolier, Ladies Giving Back, Baskin Robbins - 31 Flavors, Burl and Rosemarie Middendorf, Coventry Cross Episcopal Church, Leonard and Marabel Moorhead, Beta Sigma Phi Exemplar Chapter, Jay and Joline Johnson, Michael Smith, B. Fettic, Scolari's customers and employees, Raley's customers and employees, Pet Sitters Plus, Edward Jones, Jethro's Oven & Grill Restaurant, Beverly Realty, Montclare Painting, Allison MacKenzie, GE Energy, R. Edling, United Methodist Church, Douglas Disposal, Carson Valley Golf Course, Carson Valley Accounting, 7-11 Market at Tillman Lane, Park Place AM/PM, Fred Barr, Carson Valley Sertoma and anonymous.

To make a contribution, donate food items or inquire about volunteering, call Eileen Boettiger, director at 782-3711. The Carson Valley Community Food Closet is at 1244 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville and is open Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 1-4 p.m.

Marabel Moorhead

Carson Valley Community Food Closet volunteer


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