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



(TFN) Care’s Housing Assistance Program offers help to pay rent during the pandemic.  If approved, money is sent directly to the landlord. Info:


(This Saturday, August 15th) Military families can register for backpacks and other school supplies thru Operation Homefront.  Distribution will be noon to 2p at the NAS Children’s Readiness Center in Fallon. Info & to pre-register:


(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  


(Fridays thru August 28th) “Virtual Vibes on the Beach” … a series of streamed, virtual Friday Night free concerts at Lake Tahoe.  Info:


(Sunday, August 30th): The Nevada Division of Child & Family Services is looking for foster caregivers.  Info:


(Saturday, September 19th) Sparks Rotary Club annual golf tournament and fundraiser happens at the Resort at Red Hawk.   Info: