OCSD has at last taken responsibility for feeding our children in need. Thanks to all our volunteers.

Dear Volunteers and Neighbors,

The Oregon City School District Food Services will now be providing Grab and Go meals for rural children, ages 1 to 18 years, starting April 14th, until they return to school in the fall. The meals include both breakfasts and lunches for 7 days a week with pickups at both the Beavercreek Elementary School and Redland Elementary School from noon until 1 p.m.

As a result, your community, including over 50 volunteers, KissinKate’s Cafe, Beavercreek Grange, The Hamlet of Beavercreek, and the Beavercreek Committee for Community Planning will no longer be providing these meals to our local, rural children in need after this week.

Volunteers at Beavercreek  Grange
Volunteers at Beavercreek Grange
Food bags ready to go ​on a table at the Grange
Food bags ready to go

Well over ½ of the meals provided were delivered by our volunteer drivers. The School District will also provide deliveries through their school bus system. We’ll be working with them to assure families without transportation have the meals they need.

Inside a car loaded with meals delivered to children in need​
Meals delivered to children in need

PLEASE remember that the United Church of Christ (Ten O’Clock Church) is still providing support to our local seniors and shut ins with food and household supplies. Donations (including financial support) can be made to UCC, 23345 S Beavercreek Road, Beavercreek OR 97004, Pantry – 503.593.2338, General 503.632.4553.

From donations by community citizens and businesses and over 50 volunteers, to homemade masks to protect everyone, 24 boxes of fruit, and our Chicken Tenders group who made and shared hundreds of dozens of their beloved hen’s hard boiled eggs, WE CANNOT THANK YOU ENOUGH!!! YOUR GENEROUSITY, “MAKE IT HAPPEN” ATTITUDE, KINDNESS, SUPPORT, AND LOVE have shown what makes Beavercreek the place we love.

In over one month of serving the community, nearly 4,000 meals were purchased, made, and handed out (or delivered) by 5 teams of amazing community neighbors. With contributions left over, we’ll find the best way to continue to support the local, rural community through these challenging times. Thank you to the many, many generous contributors for supporting this unforgettable endeavor!!!

If you have questions, need support or advice, or have input, please contact Tammy Stevens at 503.939.3552.

See Beavercreek Steps Up for more information.

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