Doctors Without Borders got $57 for their relief efforts in Haiti after the earthquake. www.doctorswithoutborders.org
The Food Bank of Northern Nevada, which can feed hungry people four meals for every dollar, received $484. www.fbnn.org
St. Vincent’s Food Pantry provides supplemental food supplies to more than 15,000 people each month. They received $120. http://www.ccsnn.org/food.html
The Yoga for Africa Project, which uses the transformative power of yoga to empower communities and change lives, was a beneficiary who received $150. www.africayogaproject.org
We sent $170 to the Pachamama Alliance, which empowers indigenous peoples in the Amazon region of Ecuador to help preserve the Earth’s tropical rainforests. www.pachamama.org
The SPCA on Northern Nevada, Reno's only no-kill animal shelter, received $338. Their primary mission is to rescue animals from their municipal shelter and provide them with second chances to find loving, forever homes. http://spcanevada.org/
Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the global leader of the breast cancer movement received $41. http://ww5.komen.org/
CASA Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, a network of 1,000 program that are recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings received $95. www.casaforchildren.org
Food Not Bombs who shares free vegan and vegetarian meals with the hungry in over 1,000 cities around the world to protest war, poverty and the destruction of the environment received $112 http://www.foodnotbombs.net/nevada.html
Great Basin Community Food Co-op Reno's community grocery store and a business that is environmentally sustainable, economically viable and socially just. received $160 http://www.greatbasinfood.coop/
Direct Relief International provides medical assistance to improve the quality of life for people affected by poverty, disaster, and civil unrest at home and throughout the world. We work to strengthen the in-country health efforts of our partners by providing essential material resources – medicines, supplies and equipment.received $270 for Japan relief. http://www.directrelief.org/
SAFF, Sierra Association of Foster Families, who provides easy access to services and support for all foster parents and improves the lives of the children they serve. Their educational support programs, mentoring programs, arts and athletic programs open doors, create opportunities and provide a special place where children will not just survive their difficult circumstances but grow and flourish. They received $310 http://www.saffnn.org/
The Holland Project is an all-ages art and music initiative made for and by the young people in Reno and beyond. Holland strives to empower young people through access to music, art, diverse workshop opportunities, and community service and activism. Holland received $79.00 http://www.hollandreno.org
The Sugar Pine Foundation is a South Lake Tahoe-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to save Tahoe's sugar pines and other white pines from an incurable, exotic fungus called white pine blister rust by educating and involving the local community in hands-on forest stewardship. They received $187.00 http://www.sugarpinefoundation.org/
Whitny Mulligan is a dear friend and young mother with 2 little boys. She thought she had a stomach ulcer, but when the doctors went to remove it, they found she had stage 4 stomach cancer. It has spread all over her body. She is changing her diet, going through chemo therapy, and trying to get healthy. She isn't able to work right now and, because we love her, we wanted to help her. Whitny received $1041.00 THANK YOU!
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