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 [...]