Public Asked to Report Suspicious Donation Requests

By: Pat Thomas/News Release Email
By: Pat Thomas/News Release Email

RENO, NV - The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows is urging people to call police regarding certain solicitations for donations for it.

According to a news release, the club does not solicit donations door-to-door; nor does it solicit donations at storefront tables or kiosks.

Recently, it was reported that people claiming to represent the Boys & Girls Club were soliciting donations door-to-door in a Sparks neighborhood. They were reportedly selling goods stating the proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows is asking the public to report to local police and club administration any people claiming to represent the club in this manner. Please call Reno Police dispatch at 334-2121 or Sparks Police dispatch at 353-2231. Club administration can be reached at 331-KIDS (5437).


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