By Susan Blachnik
Creswell Food Pantry Manager
In 2016, the Creswell Food Pantry’s three- to five-day food boxes provided enough food for 17,805 meals. We couldn’t do that without the support of the entire Creswell community. Community Food for Creswell would like to publicly thank the following businesses, community organizations, farmers, food drive and fundraiser organizers, foundations and individuals who generously provided of their time, energy, gifts, food, equipment, financial donations and gardening supplies. Every donation is impactful and appreciated.
The 2016 Community Food for Creswell Donors and Supporters: An anonymous donor; B & B Lounge; Banner Bank; Bobbie Main; Boy Scout Troop #28; Bramble & Briar Farm; Shawn Blaylock – owner; Cal Taylor; Cascade Home Center Collection Jar; Cherlynn Ashley; City of Creswell Community Services; Grant CK Farm, Craig Leonard – owner; Creslane Elementary School; Creswell Church of the Nazarene; Creswell Letter Carriers; Creswell Middle School; Creswell Presbyterian Church; Creswell Presbyterian Women’s Association; Cub Scout Pack #28; DankoDirt; Dawn Dean; Dawn Dean’s fifth grade class; Debra Marquess; Diana Siberz; Eastern Star #96; Emerald Valley Dental, Matthew Bahan – owner; Farmlands Market, Jessica Landstra – owner; First Community Credit Union; Good Eats Farm, Roger Bosch – owner; Good Food Easy, Erika Trappe – owner; Horvath Revocable Trust; Interfaith; Larry Duncan; Larson Family Foundation; Leann Bailor; Lisa and Dawn Rupp; Lynette LaGrander; Masonic Lodge #112; Michelle Amberg; Nathan Marple Excavation; Norm and Barbara Few; Ramblin’ Ewe Farm, Vaughn Bigham – owner; Rose and Gerry Eldredge; Russell Hedges; Susan Blachnik; Suzanne Peterson; Tangled Orchard Farm, Andi and Brad Saxon – owners; Territorial Seed Company; The Chambers Family Foundation; The Collins Foundation; Thistle Family Farm, Jessica and Jess Thistle – owners; TJ’s Family Restaurant, Tom Nelson – owner; Tom and Judy Serface; United Way of Lane County; and Ye Old Town Sweep.
By Susan Blachnik