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



(Saturday, October 17th) Sierra Nevada chapter of ARMA presents its 9th annual “Shred Event” at Great Basin Credit Union, 9770 So. Virginia in Reno from 10a to 2p.  Paper & electronics accepted. NO plastic or TV’s.


(Saturday, October 17th) the Fernley Senior Center is holding a crafts sale, bake sale, rummage sale and blood drive… 9a – 2p.  Info: 575-3370


(Thursday, October 29th) Drive-thru Food Drive from 5p-7p at Idlewild Park. The food bank is looking canned foods or cash.  Info:


(Thru December 31st) The Washoe County School District is offering all students courtesy of the USDA.  Info: click here


(Saturday, October 10th) Reno’s Newton Learning Center for Autism is holding a fundraising golf tournament at Washoe Golf Course. Info:


(TFN) Care’s Housing Assistance Program offers help to pay rent during the pandemic.  If approved, money is sent directly to the landlord. 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) Vitalant needs blood donations. Get info to make an appointment at


(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