Places to give in Douglas County |

Places to give in Douglas County

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Tahos-Douglas Elks Lodge 2670 packed and delivered Christmas baskets last year to seniors in Douglas County. Money to fund the baskets came from the Elks Spaghetti Feed & Christmas Tree Bingo.
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Austin’s House

To donate money or Christmas gifts to the house, call 267-6711.

Elks Bingo

Tahoe-Douglas Elks spaghetti dinner and Christmas tree bingo Friday in the CVIC Hall. Dinner 5 p.m., bingo following Christmas tree lighting. Cost, $9 adults, $5 children ages 10 and younger.

Food Closet

Bring nonperishable items to the Carson Valley Community Food Closet, 1255 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday. Information, 782-3711.

Food Drives

Douglas Disposal annual food drive Monday-Dec. 13. Leave nonperishablke items in a plastic bag beside trash cans.

Share Your Christmas Drive-By Food Drive 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 13 at Carson Valley Inn, 1627 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-9711.

Pancake Breakfast

Pancake breakfast and open gym to benefit Cody Logan’s fight against Hodgkins Lymphoma 7:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday at Tumbleweeds Gymnastics in Minden. Tickets, $5 pre-sale, $8 at the door. Raffles. Donations can also be made to Bank Of America account no. 501006667577.

Project Santa Claus

Angel Trees are up at various stores around the Valley. Gifts are due back by Dec. 16. Monetary donations may be mailed to Project Santa Claus at P.O. Box 3031, Gardnerville, NV. 89410.

Senior gift bags

Donations are due by Friday to the senior center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 782-7353, or 783-6455

Sipping Sunday

Suicide Prevention Network of Douglas County is the beneficiary of the Sweet Sippin’ Sunday this weekend. The event is 1-4 p.m. in Genoa. Cost is $10, and includes a keepsake glass and passport. Information, 309-3133.

Spaghetti feed

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit Elizabeth Patton 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Damascus Road Christian Assembly, 974 Tillman, Gardnerville Ranchos. Cost $10 adults, $5 children under 12.Silent auction, raffles, coffee and dessert. Information, Lena Jones, (706) 662-7971.

Tahoe Youth & Family Services

An evening of giving 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at 1422 Mission St., Gardnerville. Wish list online at

Toys For Tots

Great Basin Home Health, 1507 Highway 395, Suite D, Gardnerville, is a Toys for Tots drop-off location. They are hosting a toy drive 5-7:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Bring an unwrapped toy and receive a free picture with Santa. Office hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday- Friday. Information, (775) 392-1188.

Wellness Showcase

Wellness showcase and DAWG charity event 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at H&S Construction Plaza Building, 1650 Highway 395, Minden. Raffles, demos, giveaways. Music by Tynan Phillips. Information, Carolan Harris, 721-0810.

YAH Bingo

Young at Heart community bingo Dec. 15 at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at noon, early bird games at 1 p.m. Regular games, 1:30 p.m. Progressive pot at $350 with 51 numbers. Coffee and popcorn provided. Snack bar open. Information, 783-6455 or 267-4897.

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