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Stuff a Bus this Week to Help Seniors


The annual Stuff A Bus for Seniors Drive-By Donation Drive is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m. May 23 and 24 at Sam’s Club, 4835 Kietzke Lane.

As part of Older Americans Month, regional government organizations and local businesses and nonprofits, are teaming up to fill a Regional Transportation Commission bus with community donations for local seniors.

New, unused donations will be accepted at the drive-by donation event.
Needed items include sweatshirts, sweatpants, bus passes, jackets, gift cards, cleaning supplies, hygiene products and adult diapers.

For more information or for a list of all local Older Americans Month activities, call 775-328-2575 or visit https://www.washoecounty.us/seniorsrv/events_calendars_menus.php.

Carla O'Day
Carla O'Day
Carla has an undergraduate degree in journalism and more than 10 years experience as a daily newspaper reporter. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to the Reno area in 2002 and wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal for 8 years, covering a variety of topics. Prior to that, she covered local government in Fort Pierce, Fla.




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