The county’s largest food bank was able to provide a full turkey or ham holiday dinner, a backpack full of food, and bags of gifts for all of the Christmas Stars on their tree.
Green Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery is helping Creek County’s largest food pantry, Caring Community Friends, provide area families with a merry Christmas through CCF’s Christmas Stars program.
Caring Community Friends, Creek County’s largest food bank, are inviting the community to work together to provide “Hope for the Holidays,” by providing their families with meals and gifts that they would otherwise go without.
Creek County is seeing its third tumultuous spring in as many years, which has kept its largest emergency assistance agency in high demand.
The Creek County Long Term Recover Group (CCLTRG) received a $30,000 grant from the Disaster Relief Fund for Eastern Oklahoma to provide assistance to Creek County 2019 storm survivors.
“CCF’s goal is to salve the community’s pain of poverty…and we’re doing more every year.”
This is the mantra behind the new community garden at Caring Community Friends, Creek County’s largest food pantry and emergency service agency. Dr. Camille C. Teale, Executive Director of Caring Community Friends, said she’s excited about the impact the garden will have on the community. “The Caring Community Friends Garden hopes to bring people together…
She doesn’t hold the executive title, but Carol Harmon is the captain that steers the ship at Caring Community Friends in Sapulpa. The agency’s executive director, Mary Walters, goes as far as referring to Harmon as “the boss.” “She’s not a public person and doesn’t want to be up front. She just works and takes…