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Learn about our community’s positively impactful organizations supporting social causes, philanthropy and giving back.


October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, which is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome, their abilities and capabilities. So we’re shining a light on the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada and one couple celebrating a very special addition to their family. 
Born and raised in the heart of Northern Nevada, Stacy York is filling gaps within our community to better serve those who may need extra resources.
The community helps create fun celebrations every month for the families living at the Family Shelter.
After a lifetime of working in retail and giving back in their personal lives, Dean and Sara Biggs have found a way to combine their passions into a company that takes care of its neighbors.
Karma Boxes are starting to pop up all over town, providing non-perishable food, first aid and toiletries to those in need. The Karma Box Project can best be summed up by its slogan, “If it is empty, fill it. If you need it, it is yours.”
Are you looking for an event where you can dress up, play bocce ball and hang out with your furry friend? Look no further than the SPCA of Northern Nevada’s annual fundraiser.
Reconnecting with a child can be more complicated for some parents, particularly mothers recovering from addiction. Three local organizations have teamed up to help them use lullabies to do just that.
Read about Annie the Therapy Dog and her handler Peter Maddy, who visit places daily with one goal in mind: to help others.
Local women's giving group is making a difference for non-profits and the community.


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