Safeway Food Drive

Early on in Riverfolk’s first year, Safeway allowed us to hold a food drive in the front of their Astoria store. We spent a lovely day and filled a large shopping cart full of food, and was able to bless a local church’s emergency pantry. It was a blast and a huge encouragement to witness the generosity of our neighbors …

First Annual Riverfolk Benefit Concert

When Mary Docherty shared her vision for Riverfolk, she talked about it with her husband, Scott. He had been involved with producing Winterfolk, a benefit for Sisters of the Road who have been serving the houseless community in Portland, Oregon since the 70s. And Mary wanted to help kickstart her new organization with a similar concert in Astoria. Scott agreed, …