HCC NEWS RELEASE
A big spring yard sale to raise funds for the busy nonprofit Dayton Food Pantry will be held on Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4 Enterprise Way in Dayton. You’ll find bargains on hundreds of items: furniture, housewares, clothing, toys, books and more.
Emergency Food: Dayton Food Pantry is open for emergency food needs Monday through Thurs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 4 Enterprise Way on Highway 50.
Regular Distribution Days: Normal distribution days (outside of emergency needs) will be on the third Saturday of each month from noon to 3 p.m. at Sutro Elementary School in Dayton at 190 Dayton Village Parkway. Special thanks goes to Sutro Elementary’s principal, custodians and counselor and Lyon School District for their generous contribution of this comfortable space for the larger crowds on distribution days.
Hundreds of local volunteers help to make the Dayton Food Pantry run smoothly. The pantry keeps their shelves stocked with food purchased from Food Bank of Northern Nevada and USDA commodities, and with private donations and fundraisers organized by community volunteers. Every month the pantry provides emergency food for over 1,000 locals, about a dozen homebound boxes for senior citizens, and over 80 weekend food backpacks for Dayton schools children. The building space is generously donated by BCB Ventures, while Healthy Communities provides insurance, grant writing, management and volunteer coordination.
For more information about how to get involved with the Dayton Food Pantry, a partner of Healthy Communities Coalition, please contact director Freida Carbery at (775) 220-2749. Tax deductible monetary donations are also gratefully received can also be mailed to Dayton Food Pantry, Attention: Freida Carbery, P. O. Box 517, Dayton, Nevada, 89403.