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



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


(Saturday, October 31st) Drive-thru Food Drive for the Food Bank at Smokin’ Ray’s Smoke Shop, 319 East Moana Lane in Reno from 11a-1p.  Info: here


(Saturday, October 31st) North Valley’s High School Theatre department is collecting clothes for the needy from 11a-1p at 1470 E. Golden Valley Road.  Info:


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


(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