Chris Henarie
Chris is a life long resident of Toledo and is the President of Henarie Trucking, Inc. 

Key Volunteers


Brenda Polendey

In addition to 30 years in Leadership and Management for the U.S. Navy, Brenda also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Sciences with minor in Sociology.  


Kelsi Halverson

Kelsi is a Language Arts and Social Studies Teacher who lives in Toledo. She became board secretary in January 2016. 


We are currently seeking two additional board members who are willing to meet quarterly.  If interested, please let us know.

Gary Hoffman and Dave Martin

Thanks to both Gary and Dave the Toledo Food Pantry has drivers! In addition to everything they offer our program their excellence behind the wheel gets food to the pantry.

Board Member:

Doug Rider

Doug Rider moved from Newport to Toledo 21 years ago. He worked as Contractor for 28 years and worked with Lincoln County School District for 26 years. 

​Toledo Food Share Pantry

co-founder Nita Rose

Special MentionS

Nita Rose, is a  4th generation Oregonian, whose roots run deep in Western Oregon.  Her great grandfather, David Ruble homesteaded in Waldport after moving from Missouri via wagon train.  He was the founder and promoter of Waldport. Nita grew up in Philomath, married Neil Rose and they moved around for 3 years while Neil was in the military.  They settled in Woodburn for 9 years before moving to Toledo in 1964.  Here she was employed by Lincoln County School District until she retired as Secretary of Mary Harrison School in 1995.  After retirement, Nita was involved in getting the Toledo Food Share Pantry up and running.  You will also see her volunteering at the Toledo Public Library and the Methodist Thrift Shop.

Tonia Storm

Tonia became pantry manager in January 2016.

Vice Chair:

Jake Postlewait

Nicki Price

Nicki is a key volunteer her time with the Pantry shows the depth of her heart and devotion to her community.

Let’s put an end to hunger in Toledo, Oregon!

Pantry Manager

Board of Directors