While many 90-year-olds are embracing a slower pace of life and enjoying the fruits of their labor, one resident of Desert Sage Manor in Hermiston is defying expectations.

For the past two decades, she has been an integral part of the Hermiston Police Department’s annual Christmas Express program, which provides food and assistance to families in need during the holidays.

This dedicated senior initiated the tradition 20 years ago and has since handcrafted over 2,000 quilts for the police force to distribute to those in need. Her unwavering commitment to service and generosity exemplifies the true spirit of community.

In a heartwarming gesture of recognition, KEPR officers honored a 90-year-old woman from Hermiston for her selfless act of kindness. This remarkable individual crafted several handmade quilts for those in need this year, earning her a well-deserved certificate of appreciation.

In a display of remarkable generosity, Bonnie has crafted over 100 handmade quilts this year to aid those in need. Expressing her sentiments to ABC 7 News, Bonnie emphasized the immense satisfaction derived from assisting others, underscoring the significance of such acts. She extended her gratitude to the community for their contributions of fabric, acknowledging their invaluable support.