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Reno, Sparks, and Tahoe friends have come out in droves in support of the Northern Nevada International Center’s efforts to provide sanctuary for incoming Afghan refugees.
The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada’s Caregiver Support Initiative has released a new resource, the Caregivers’ Compensation Guide.
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada (CCNN) has a new satellite location in Sun Valley.  Located at Saint Peter’s Canisius Church, a mobile unit will serve as a satellite office for the food pantry location as well as other services.
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the sixth consecutive year that CCNN has earned this top distinction, which is the highest possible rating and indicates that the organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way.
At Catholic Charities, our mission is to provide bread—spiritual, social, and sustenance—to people of all cultures and beliefs through a broad range of services, including food resources, case management, and residential programs. Our St. Vincent’s Food Pantry is a crucial component in our efforts to help feed our community. As the largest food pantry in Northern Nevada, it serves more than 15,000 people per month. Annually, St. Vincent’s Food Pantry distributes more than 300,000 boxes of food for families in need.
The fifth annual Reno Women's March takes place on Saturday, January 23, through the safety of the Internet.
Since 1974, Bill Pearce Motors has been supporting a variety of local organizations through donations of time, money, energy and beyond. That has become even more important during the current crisis.
As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ravage the food and beverage industry, Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada has redoubled its efforts to purchase food from local farmers, ranchers and food distributors hardest hit by the pandemic for its St. Vincent’s Food Pantry.
There are many different ways to give back this holiday season, from homemade wreaths and blankets to dog supplies and Old Navy gift certificates.


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