Public Service Events

Here’s what’s happening in our community!  If your non-profit organization has an event coming up, let us know with an email at least a week in advance, to



(Friday, April 16th) The Food Bank is holding a food drop-off event at Scheels at Legends in Sparks from 9a-noon.  Info:

(Thru April 30th) The Animal Ark Animal Sanctuary is offering free admission to first responders thru the month of April.  Just present your ID at the gate.  Info:

(Saturday, May 1st) Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is looking for volunteers for their Great Community Cleanup.  Info:

(Thru May 7th) Nevada Artists Association Gallery is having their free spring show now thru May 7th at 449 W. King Street in Reno.  Admission is free.  Info:

(TFN) Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is presenting the app-based GET Outdoors program for students in grades 6-12.  Info:

(TFN) Covid 19 vaccinations are now available for various groups.  Appointments can be made by phone or on the web. Info: call 348-2427 or click here.

(TFN) Vitalant needs blood donations. Get info to make an appointment at

(thru March 30th) The Girl Scouts are selling cookies again this year in a safe, socially distant way.  Order your cookies online.  Info:

(thru March 30th) The Washoe County Sheriff’s, all volunteer, Search & Recue HASTY team are celebrating 50 years with commemorative T-Shirts.  Info: click here.

(TFN) Northern Nevada’s Children’s Cabinet serves families in Reno, Carson City and Elko. They are in need of donations.  Info:

(TFN) The Food Bank of Northern Nevada needs help serving the local community.  You can now donate via text message: text “FEED NV” and a donation amount to 50155

(TFN) Washoe Country REMSA has set up a “Community Triage Line”.  It has information about getting access to testing.  24-7 you can call 328-2427

(TFN) If you have recovered from Covid 19 researchers at Renown Health and the UNR School of Medicine would like to talk to you.  Also, they can assist you if you want to donate plasma.  Info:  call 982-3646 or go to