The month of September is dedicated to raise awareness on food insecurity. According to Feeding America’s study on “The Impact of the Coronavirus on Local Food Security” Nevada is likely to be one of the hardest hit states as it relates to food insecurity.
Smaller local animal welfare groups are feeling the impact of COVID-19. Traditional ways of doing business and raising money have changed. Saints of the West is a good example of what such groups are facing.
The Reno Painted Rocks started a rock drive to expand on a local Girl Scouts project. Girl Scout Troop 256 created the River of Hope at the Ronald McDonald House in March as part of its Silver Award project.
Equine therapy can help a troubled child with responsibility, impulse control and problem solving. Not all children have a family that can pay for such therapy, or insurance may not cover the costs. Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy or NEAT says it may have a solution to that, by offering scholarships.
Statistics show Nevada ranks consistently in the top 3 in the nation for people being killed by their intimate partners. Your next Amazon purchase could help the mission of the Advocates to End Domestic Violence.
They respond to the toughest of situations, but very few battles are as intense as living with cancer. Members of the East Fork Fire Protection District in Douglas County are raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) is hosting its 12-hour Know The Gold Radiothon Fundraiser Friday at Scheels in Sparks. NNCCF have been fundraising the last five months to reach its goal of $400,000.
The Eddy House is expanding its resources for homeless at-risk youth and young adults. Starting Thursday night the nonprofit organization will open its doors 24-hours, seven days a week at its new location on Willow Street.