Delivering with Dignity Reno-Sparks Brings Thousands of Meals to Community in Need

Delivering with Dignity Reno-Sparks Brings Thousands of Meals to Community in Need

Over 6,000 fresh meals have been delivered to in-need members of the Reno-Sparks community in under four weeks, thanks to Delivering with Dignity Reno-Sparks, a public service program where volunteers deliver high-quality meals from locally-owned restaurants directly to vulnerable families. Launched on May 4 of this year by Lt. Governor Kate Marshall and United Way [...]

OUR Center Reno to Honor Outstanding LGBTQ+ Community Efforts at ‘Milk Made’ Awards

OUR Center Reno to Honor Outstanding LGBTQ+ Community Efforts at ‘Milk Made’ Awards

OUR Center Reno — a local nonprofit providing the Northern Nevada LGBTQ+ community access to support, resources, educational programs and more — will recognize the exceptional efforts that members of the community make in support of Northern Nevada GLBTQA (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Ally) rights at the Harvey Milk Day & Milk Made Awards. [...]

Thrive Wellness of Reno Launches COVID-19 Support Groups

Thrive Wellness of Reno Launches COVID-19 Support Groups

Thrive Wellness of Reno is a dedicated collaborative of specialists in eating disorders, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders and perinatal mood disorders, offering the only “one-stop-shop” for mental healthcare services in northern Nevada. Recently, they have launched two new support groups to help people with the impacts of COVID-19: COVID-19 Impact Support Group – A free, [...]

Non-Profit Spotlight: Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation

Non-Profit Spotlight: Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation

By Shirley Folkins-Roberts, Executive Director of the Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation What is NNCCF? Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) is a locally-founded and operated non-profit whose purpose is to ease the financial and emotional burden of a child diagnosed with cancer while advocating for better treatment and more research. The NNCCF staff and [...]

Non-Profit Spotlight: Veterans Guest House

Non-Profit Spotlight: Veterans Guest House

by Noreen Leary & Melissa Davis, Veterans Guest House What is the Veterans Guest House? The Veterans Guest House is a nonprofit organization which provides United States military service veterans and their families temporary overnight accommodations when receiving treatment at a medical facility in the Reno-Sparks area. The people we serve fall into three categories: [...]

Non-Profit Spotlight: STEP2

Non-Profit Spotlight: STEP2

What is STEP2? STEP2 is a private, local non-profit located in Reno, Nevada.  This organization was started in Reno and is the only STEP2 in the country; they are not part of a national affiliation.  STEP2’s vision is to save lives and restore families by providing comprehensive, coordinated services related to the treatment and recovery [...]