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Drive Social causes, philanthropy, giving back.
Community Foundation of Western Nevada launched its Campaign For Our Community to build a sustainable Community Endowment that can address entrenched community challenges.
Passion Social causes, philanthropy, giving back.
Read about Annie the Therapy Dog and her handler Peter Maddy, who visit places daily with one goal in mind: to help others.
Drive Social causes, philanthropy, giving back.
Joseph Galata and the Sierra Association of Foster Families use education and the arts to help local foster children and their families thrive.
Smile Social causes, philanthropy, giving back.
We know being grateful can improve our mental and physical well-being, but how can we experience gratitude on a regular basis? Our readers shared their answers to this important question.

HEART

Recreation & Outdoors
In 2011, Cortney Knudson and Brooks McMullin began creating a dirt playground for their community.
Philanthropy
Barbie Marcoe has found a way to channel her love for her daughter, who unexpectedly passed away in a car accident, into novel ways to support the community.
People
Don and Patricia Gallimore have worked to improve the communities they lived in for most of their lives. Luckily for us, they brought their passion for giving back to Reno in 1990.

SMILE

Motivational
We know being grateful can improve our mental and physical well-being, but how can we experience gratitude on a regular basis? Our readers shared their answers to this important question.
Motivational
We scoured the vast libraries of TED and TEDx Talks to bring you some of the most inspiring ones we could find on happiness and positivity.
People
Here’s the second part of our round-up of responses in which we asked: What makes you happy? Northern Nevadans came forward with their awesome lists of smile-creators. 

PASSION

Good Deeds, Motivational, People, Philanthropy
Read about Annie the Therapy Dog and her handler Peter Maddy, who visit places daily with one goal in mind: to help others.
Philanthropy
Local women's giving group is making a difference for non-profits and the community.
Philanthropy
Reno is actively participating in product philanthropy thanks to the work of the Good Supply Co. By getting retail goods that would otherwise go to waste into the hands of those in need, Good Supply...

DRIVE

Philanthropy
Community Foundation of Western Nevada launched its Campaign For Our Community to build a sustainable Community Endowment that can address entrenched community challenges.
Family
Joseph Galata and the Sierra Association of Foster Families use education and the arts to help local foster children and their families thrive.
Education
Green Our Planet and Sananbio U.S. team up to bring hydroponics farming technology to Northern Nevada Schools.