The City of Reno, Washoe County, and the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) are partnering on the Senior Giving and Stuff-a-Bus program.
The donation drive begins Tuesday, Nov. 15 and ends Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. New, unused items for seniors are requested.
A list of suggested items — new jackets, hats and gloves, sweatshirts and pants, toiletries and bus passes — is available at Reno.gov/SeniorGiving.
“This is a great opportunity to extend a helping hand to the seniors in our community who may be struggling to make ends meet,” said Reno Vice Mayor Neoma Jardon. “I have been so proud and thankful to see the generosity of so many community members who donated to past Senior Giving efforts.”
Organizers are hoping to beat last winter’s donations, which included 32 bags of clothing, 27 winter coats, 66 hats, scarves and gloves, 18 bags of sleepwear, 51 new blankets, 54 bags of personal hygiene products, eight bags of pet supplies, 15 gift cards and $120 in cash.
Donations may be delivered to:
- The first or second floor of Reno City Hall
- The Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center
- Teglia’s Paradise Park
- RTC Administrative Offices at 1105 Terminal Way
- Washoe County Administration Building at 1001 E. 9th Street
Donated items will be delivered to Washoe County Senior Services and distributed to seniors in need.