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Annual “Plates to Ease Poverty” dinner and fundraiser announced

By ThisIsReno

catholic charitiesCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF NORTHERN NEVADA NEWS RELEASE – Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada (CCNN) is pleased to announce the 2013 date for the annual dinner auction and fundraiser, newly named “Plates to Ease Poverty.” The event, formerly known as the “Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner” is set for September 26, and will be held at the Peppermill Resort & Casino. Plates sold for the annual fundraiser will go toward CCNN’s nine poverty assistance programs.

 The 2013 event will include dinner, a silent auction, and a live auction, as well as the presentation of our annual Humanitarian Award. This year’s award will be given to the Nell J. Redfield Foundation, a local organization that is committed to improving our community by supporting and advancing projects that deal with education, healthcare, and the homeless. For more information about the event, or to purchase tickets, please visit the event page, or contact CCNN Development Director, Auburn Harrison at 775-322-7073 ext. 235, or [email protected]

Established in 1941, Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada (CCNN) is a Nevada-based, 501(c) (3) tax-exempt, non-profit corporation operating nine human service programs including:  St. Vincent’s Dining Room, St. Vincent’s Food Pantry, St. Vincent’s Emergency Assistance Program, St. Vincent’s Residence, St. Vincent’s Thrift Shop, Holy Child Early Learning Center, Immigration Assistance Program, Adoption Program, and the Kids to Seniors Korner Program. CCNN is committed to providing help and creating hope in our community. From infants to seniors, CCNN assists approximately 40,000 people per month in the northern Nevada community.