Service Opportunities for 3/11-3/17

  • Lynette Peters is asking for help with some fund raising. She is making first aid kits for all 95 missionary companionships.  Send checks to Nevada Reno Mission 1114 Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89431.
  • HELP NEEDED FOR THE HOMELESS: The City of Reno and Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada are looking for community’s assistance to help our homeless population during our regions recent extreme weather. With the winter weather increasing demand on regional services, Catholic Charities has opened a warming center in the St. Vincent’s Dining Room at 325 Valley Road as of Monday, February 25, 2019 from 6 to 9a.m. as part of #OperationNoFreeze.  Catholic Charities is providing shelter and hot beverages and, depending upon availability, hot cereal.  They are in need of volunteers to provide logistical support between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 a.m., Monday through Saturday.  They are also accepting donations of coffee, tea, hot chocolate, oatmeal, paper bowls, hot cups, and plastic spoons at the 325 Valley Road location or at any of their Thrift Store donation locations.  Please make sure donations are clearly marked with #OperationNoFreeze.  Individuals interested in volunteering at the warming center should contact Lisa Ross at Catholic Charities at 775-322-7073 ext. 235 or via email at
  • Circle of Life Hospice Volunteer: Help patients find new meaning to life, both spiritually and emotionally.
  • Fleece Blankets Needed for Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation: Foundation is in need of fleece blankets for children. Children receive these blankets these blankets to keep warm as they go through the journey diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.

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