Evelyn Mount Community Outreach Food Drive

Every year for several decades, Reno philanthropist Evelyn Mount has provided holiday meals to needy families in Reno and Sparks. She also provides meals to elderly people year-round.

KOLO 8 News Now is proud to sponsor Evelyn’s holiday food drive. We’ll broadcast live from her house and from other drop-off locations on Friday, November 21st, 2008. We invite you to come by and drop off imperishable foodstuffs like canned goods, traditional holiday side dishes, as well as turkeys and Cornish game hens on that day.

You may drop off your donations of imperishable food on any day at the following locations:


  • Evelyn Mount’s house at 2530 Cannan Street, Reno
  • Any Sak ’n Save store in Reno or Sparks
  • Any Scolari’s store in Reno or Sparks

Here is a list of items Evelyn could use:


  • Grocery gift cards
  • Turkey
  • Ham
  • Cornish Game Hens
  • Potatoes (instant and in the bag)
  • Yams / Sweet Potatoes
  • Pasta in Bags
  • Marshmallows
  • Rolls / Bread
  • Canned vegetables
  • Tomatoes
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Dried Beans-small bag
  • Rice-small bag
  • Mushroom Soup
  • Chicken Soup
  • Canned-Dried Onions
  • Turkey / Brown Gravy
  • Broth-Chicken or Beef
  • Stuffing
  • Sweet Peas-canned
  • Corn-canned

Thank you for helping Evelyn help neighbors in need.


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