Our 2020 Donor Roll


Thank you to the following individuals, organizations, and businesses for your support of The Thoughts & Gifts Project!

It is our goal to acknowledge all of our donors. If your name inadvertently has not been listed, please contact us at info@thoughtsandgifts.org.

Premier Partner


Jen & Molly McDermond

Senior Advisory Board

Operation Homefront

United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley & Good360

Community Champion


Ann Collins


David Kerns Construction

Frank & Ashley Roe

George Jeffery

GFWC Polk County Service Club

John & Betsy Messer

Polk County Itemizer Observer

Office Depot

In memory of Dorothy Nelson
by Pamela Thoits Olson

Pat Stineff

Paul Kyllo

In memory of Roy & JoAnn Love
by Tommy & Jean Love

Toys for Tots

Festive Friend


Jennifer Bisek

Karen Horner

NW Wine Coach

Phyllis Bolman

Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Ray Sagner

Roth’s Fresh Markets

Sandra Paoli

Memory Maker


Anytime Fitness of Independence

Central Lions Club

Chase Bar & Grill

Chateau Bianca Winery

City of Monmouth Power & Light

In honor of Jean Love by
Danny & Delma Collins

Elmer & Cindy Wigget

H&R Block

Home Comfort

Lacey Johnson

Larry & Vonnie Good

MAPS Community Foundation

Monmouth Hardware

OSU Extension Service Polk County

Partnerships in Community Living

Shannon Corr

Steven & Winnie Goto

Virginia Lyons

Birthday Buddy



Arena Sports Bar

Barbara Cronin

Bill & Judy Donovan

Cathy van Enckevort

Chemeketa Polk Center

Deejay Whitehead

Goodwill LTS

Heron Pointe

Holly Smucker

Jaema Brenneman

Jennifer Broadus

Jessica Il

Karl & Mary Paulson

Kent & Esther Neely

Laura Root

Lauri Crocker

Lisa Brees

MaMere’s Guest House

Marquis Corp

Millie Johnson


Monmouth Independence Family YMCA

Patricia Gallagher

Paula Vawter

Petals & Vines

Redhawk Winery

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

San Antonio Mexican Restaurant

Sue DeVault

Susan Durand

Susan Ferris

The Independence Hotel

Tina Andersen

US Bank

Van Duzer Vineyards

Vicki Bailey

Party Pal

under $100

Amy Clipston

Amy Nauta

In honor of Bobby Hainey
by Amy Yates

Andy Scott

Ann Cape


Ara Celi

Ash Creek Animal Clinic

A-Team Locksmiths

Barn & Branch

Beal Christmas Tree Farm

Becky Davids

Benedetto Vineyards

Bethel Heights Vineyard

Beverley Edwards

Bonny Smith

Brandt’s Sanitation

Brixius Jewelers

Bullwinkle’s Entertainment


Chuck & Debi Thurman

City of Independence:
Independence Days Commission

In memory of my parents
by Colleen Lemaire

Courtyard Cafe

Craft Bar West

Dallas Ballet and Academy of Dance

Dallas Cinema

Danny Jaffer

Deb Thomas

Dori Showell

Downtown Barber Shop

Enchanted Forest

Figaro’s Pizza

Focal Point Photography

Fro Zone

Gary Giddens

Get Air Salem

Glen & Korri Miller

Grandma’s Attic

Greece Lightning Express

Haugen’s Galleri

Hometown Postal

Jasmine Gonzales

Jack’s Pub

James & Ann Milford

Jay Lee Roberts

Jean Steeper

Jennifer Delaney

Jessica Harper

John Rodriguez

Kathleen Grudle

Kim Russell

Kristine Olsen

Linda White

In memory of Donna Fuhrman
by Lorrie Bakke

Los Dos Amigos

Mark & Amy Simmons

Mary Thurston

Mellissa Magill

Mike & Jill Thissell

Mike & Nancy Lodge

Miriam Haugen

Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

Morris & Margaret Johnson

Namaste Vineyards

Natascha Adams

North Dallas Grill and Sports Bar

Oaks Park


Oregon Coast Aquarium

Oregon Zoo

Peggy Smith

Pressed Coffee

Prestige Theatres – Independence Cinema

Rachael Burks

Rebecca Jay

Rick & Mary Gydesen

Rogue Farms

Rookies Sports Tap

Sarah Cinquini

Scott & Tracy Elmshaeuser

Shawn Davis

Smith Fine Arts Series

Sylvia Alva

Tater’s Cafe


Terry & Colleen McDermond

The Crafty Couple

The Crystal Mirror

Tim & Joni Collins

West Valley Taphouse

Yeasty Beasty

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