Volunteer- Wall of Honor


Bob Snell – July Honoree

Bob works a regular schedule each week but volunteer’s additional time when other volunteers can’t work. He always has a smile and a sense of humorous to share with clients and fellow volunteers.

Richard Mackey – August Honoree

Richard probably drives the farthest to volunteer at the Pantry. He is always ready to lend a hand and enjoys helping people.  He is currently our volunteer coordinator. Thank you for your dedication.

George Hoover – September Honoree

George lives in Falcon and has worked at the Pantry for two years.  The pantry values George’s help. as he always is there to help in anyway that is necessary as well as with carrying supplies in and out of the pantry.

Margret (Peggy) Somers – October Honoree

The October Volunteer of the Month for the Eastern Plains Pantry is Peggy Somers.  Peggy works at the Pantry almost every day and helps with all aspects of the Pantry; sorting clothing, cleaning, stocking food, helping people.  She is willing to do whatever it takes to make the Pantry a place for serving others.

Peggy is from Maryland. She moved to Calhan 3 years ago to be with her son and daughter-in-law. She loves Colorado and says “the people are so nice.”

Nancy Rowles – November Honoree

Nancy has taken charge of book and video donations within the pantry. She keeps them organized so that they can easily be seen . Generally you will find Nancy at the Pantry on any Thursday but she will volunteer additional time when needed. Nancy has a heart for helping others
which makes her a perfect volunteer for the Pantry.

Kaye Todd – December Honoree

Kay loves serving  helping those who come into the pantry.  She often helps in the clothing section and the book section.  Kay always has a smile on her face and has said many times that volunteering at the pantry is one of her greatest rewards.

Deb Drew – January Honoree

Deb volunteers regularly on Tuesdays.  She picks up lettuce and other donations from Mountain Springs Church, and she is very good in handling Pantry  paperwork.  Deb has a heart for caring for her fellow man. Deb is involved with face-painting during special children activities and is a team leader for a Fostering Hope group which helps families who take care of foster children. In addition, she is highly involved with various activities at her church.   Deb is one who truly cares for her fellow man.


       Tucker Muilenburg – February Honoree

Tucker Muilenburg is the youngest volunteer working at the Eastern Plains Community Pantry and he is one of its hardest workers. Every hour he’s here he’s working at stocking shelves or carrying boxes for clients or some other chore. He never stops.

Tucker usually works on Friday’s which is one of the Pantry’s busiest days, with the Mobile Pantry taking place one Friday a month. He chose to volunteer for the Pantry because they helped his family when they needed it.

Tucker’s goal is to go on to college to study mechanical engineering and archaeology.

Matt Lee – March Honoree

Matt has served as a volunteer for over four years.  For the last three years, he has been on the board as well as working every Monday as a volunteer.  Matt helped in getting a closed video circuit security system installed and maintains that system.

Matt retired from the Army after serving for twenty years.  He spent five years in Iraq as a private security contractor.  He and his wife have two grown sons.  He lives in Peyton.

             Tasha Ryan – Quarter Honoree

Tasha is our pantry’s Clothing and Small Household Items Coordinator.  She leads in sorting and labeling all clothing and items that come into the pantry and provides training for other volunteers who help in this area.  She also picks up and delivers donated clothing and food from various supportive stores.  Congratulations Tasha for your dedicated service to the pantry.

A special evening was held to thank our volunteers.  A dinner of lasagna, salad and wonderful desserts was served to all.  THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS!



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