The start of a new school year is hard enough for some kids. Not having new clothes shouldn't make it harder.
That is why the Sierra Nevada Women's Active 20-30 Club sponsors a back-to-school shopping spree each year for underprivileged children.
This year the women are in need of donations as more kids are expected to need their help.
Each child is allotted $100, and is assisted by a 20-30 club volunteer to select and purchase new clothes for the school year.
The 20-30 club said they are expecting 80 children from grades K-12 to need their services this year.
The Family Support Council and Douglas County Social Services provide the children's names.
The shopping spree is Aug. 11 at the Topsy Lane Walmart. Donations are needed by Aug. 10.
Checks can be payable to Sierra Nevada Active 20-30 No. 730 and mailed to P.O. Box 2231, Minden, NV, 89423 or donations can be made online at www.sierranv2030.org.
For more information or to volunteer call Lauren Spires at 790-0266.