Reno, Sparks and Washoe County holding summer food drive

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Washoe County says one in four children experiences hunger in our region, so the Building & Safety Divisions at Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks are working together to build a hunger-fighting community with the Summer Food Drive 2018.

The community is encouraged to drop off non-perishable food donation items to Food Bank of Northern Nevada bins at multiple locations at the three municipalities before August 1, 2018.

Click here to donate online.


---Reno City Hall, One E. First Street: 2nd and 6th floors (deadline to donate at this location 7/24)
---Reno Building Inspectors Corpyard trailer, 1745 East Commercial Row (deadline to donate at this location 7/24)
---City of Sparks Legislative Building, 745 Fourth Street Sparks, NV
---City of Sparks, 431 Prater Way Sparks, NV
---Washoe County Administration Building, 1001 E. 9th Street, Reno, NV


---Canned Meals: Stews, Soups, Spaghetti/Ravioli (Low-Sodium Preferred)
---Protein: Peanut Butter, Tuna, Salmon, Chicken, Dried or Canned Beans
---Grains: Whole Grain Cereal, Oatmeal, Brown Rice, Whole Grain Pasta
---Fruits: Canned (Packed in 100% Juice or Light Syrup), Dried Fruit, Applesauce (No Sugar Added), 100% Fruit Juice Boxes
---Vegetables: Canned (No Salt Added and/or Low-Sodium Preferred)
---Dairy: Shelf Stable Milk
---Kid-friendly Snacks: Granola Bars, Popcorn, Animal Crackers, Graham Crackers
---Baby Products: Formula, Infant Cereal, Baby Food