Donations sought for 20-30 back-to-school shopping spree
July 24, 2012
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.
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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 http://www.sierranv2030.org.
For more information or to volunteer call Lauren Spires at 790-0266.