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



(TFN) Care’s Housing Assistance Program offers help to pay rent during the pandemic.  If approved, money is sent directly to the landlord. Info:


(Thru Saturday, August 15th) Military families can register for backpacks and other school supplies thru Operation Homefront.  Distribution will be noon to 2p at the NAS Children’s Readiness Center in Fallon. Info & to pre-register:


(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


(Thursday, August 6th) Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation present “Discover Rancho San Rafael park at 6pm.  Info:


(Friday-Sunday, August 7-9th) The Salvation Army is collecting donations of school supplies at northern Nevada Walmart stores this weekend.  Look for the collection bins at your local store.


(Saturday, August 8th) The Boy Scouts of America are hosting a Facebook Live event called Family Fun Event.  Info:


(Fridays thru August 28th) “Virtual Vibes on the Beach” … a series of streamed, virtual Friday Night free concerts at Lake Tahoe.  Info:


(Sunday, August 30th): The Nevada Division of Child & Family Services is looking for foster caregivers.  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 and get information at


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


(Saturday, September 19th) Sparks Rotary Club annual golf tournament and fundraiser happens at the Resort at Red Hawk.   Info: