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Learn about our community’s positively impactful organizations supporting social causes, philanthropy and giving back.
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.
Reno is actively participating in product philanthropy thanks to the work of the Good Supply Co. By getting retail goods that would otherwise go to waste into the hands of those in need, Good Supply Co. is helping the local non-profits serve their communities while protecting the environment.
Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Encourages Community Support For The National Alliance on Mental Illness
Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital recently presented a check to The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to support their mission to improve the quality of life for persons who are affected by mental illness. NAMI Nevada provides education, support, and advocacy. NAMI advocates for non-discriminatory access to quality healthcare, housing, education and employment for people with mental illness. “We appreciate the support of Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital,” said Robin Reedy, Executive Director of NAMI Nevada. “NAMI offers understanding to anyone concerned about mental illness and treatment. The families and members of NAMI Nevada are here to help!”
Bike riding has the ability to transform an individual – enhancing quality of life, building confidence and improving well-being. That’s the inspiration behind Bike Like a Girl and their girls’ cycling camps.
The need for diapers for babies and young children seems obvious, but they are cost-prohibitive, putting many families in the unenviable position of having to choose between diapers and food, or being forced to use dirty diapers or old grocery bags. The Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra is addressing this problem — with your help.