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'Stuff a Bus' Event To Help Local Seniors in Need Starts Thursday

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From The City of Reno:

The City of Reno, Washoe County and the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) are partnering again for the Stuff a Bus program to support local seniors in need.

The donation drive begins on Thursday, May 18, 2017 and ends on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The organizations are asking for NEW, unused items for seniors in the community. A list of needed items 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 and RTC Commissioner 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."

What to donate:

  • Jackets, sweatshirts and pants
  • Air circulation fans and auto off electric space heaters
  • Household cleaning and bathroom supplies
  • Adult diapers
  • Gift cards (grocery stores, pharmacies, book stores, movies, pet stores, etc.)
  • Bus passes or RTC Access ticket books (www.rtcwashoe.com)
  • Financial donations are also accepted. Checks can be made payable to Washoe County Senior Services

Starting on May 18, donations can be delivered to these locations:

  • The first or second floor of Reno City Hall - One E. First Street
  • The Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center - 1301 Valley Road
  • Teglia’s Paradise Park - 2745 Elementary Drive
  • RTC Administrative Offices - 1105 Terminal Way
  • Washoe County Administration Building - 1001 E. 9th Street.
  • Sparks City Hall - 431 Prater Way

Donated items will be delivered to Washoe County Senior Services at the end of the program and distributed to seniors in need.

The drive will culminate with a Senior Giving Stuff a Bus event on Tuesday, May 30. RTC will park a bus will in front of Greater Nevada Field between 4 and 6 p.m. People who donate during those hours will receive a buy-one, get-one coupon for an upcoming Reno Aces Baseball game or 1868 FC soccer match.

From The City of Reno.

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