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Learn about our community’s positively impactful organizations supporting social causes, philanthropy and giving back.

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Read about Annie the Therapy Dog and her handler Peter Maddy, who visit places daily with one goal in mind: to help others.
Local women's giving group is making a difference for non-profits and the community.
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 Co. is helping the local non-profits serve their communities while protecting the environment.
Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital recently presented a check to The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to support their mission to improve the quality of life for persons who are affected by mental illness. NAMI Nevada provides education, support, and advocacy. NAMI advocates for non-discriminatory access to quality healthcare, housing, education and employment for people with mental illness. “We appreciate the support of Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital,” said Robin Reedy, Executive Director of NAMI Nevada. “NAMI offers understanding to anyone concerned about mental illness and treatment. The families and members of NAMI Nevada are here to help!”
Bike riding has the ability to transform an individual – enhancing quality of life, building confidence and improving well-being. That’s the inspiration behind Bike Like a Girl and their girls’ cycling camps.
The need for diapers for babies and young children seems obvious, but they are cost-prohibitive, putting many families in the unenviable position of having to choose between diapers and food, or being forced to use dirty diapers or old grocery bags. The Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra is addressing this problem — with your help.
In 2018, Kelly Brothers Painting asked the community to nominate a non-profit in need of up to $10,000 worth of painting services. The resulting recipient in the Paint-it-Forward initiative: The Ronald McDonald House, which provides a home-away-from-home for families of hospitalized patients. Here's the transformation.
16 years ago, Janet Phillips began a 114-mile journey. Today, 80 percent of her Tahoe-Pyramid Trail dream is a reality and she wont rest until it's 100 percent complete.
Through work with horses, N.E.A.T. – Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy – provides a path to growth, change, learning and healing.
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