Ways you can help

Here is a list of some of the ways people in the Carson City area are helping with relief efforts for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.

-- Employees at Prestige Auto Wash at 1727 Highway 50 East are donating their pay for Saturday to aid the fund for New York firefighters' families. In addition, car wash owner Steve Sawyers has pledged to donate the proceeds from Saturday's business to the fund. Donations will be made from business during the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

-- Teri Basa and Tracey Thomson of Sugar Pine Cove, in the Copper Pointe Plaza, are making flag pins to be sold throughout the area to benefit the Widows and Children's Fund of the Uniformed Firefighters Association. Stop by and see them at 1087 N. Carson St. or call 775-884-4603.

-- Tailor Marsha Funk and several of her tailor friends have offered to help those in the military spiff up and repair their uniforms as they head out to serve their country. Call Funk at 775-883-6853

-- Payless Shoe Source will match donations dollar for dollar. Stop by the store in the shopping center next to Wal-Mart.

-- Clerks at Safeway can ring in a donation to the Red Cross as they ring in your groceries during checkout.

-- Donations are being accepted at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donations will be sent to the American Red Cross.

-- The Salvation Army is accepting donations, which may be mailed to, P.O. Box 956, Carson City, NV, 89702. Checks should be made out to The Salvation Army, with Disaster Relief Fund noted in lower corner.


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