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Food Closet

Donations of turkeys and holiday food are needed at the Carson Valley Community Food Closet 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday. Cash donations can also be made to the Food Closet or at the checkout counter at Raley’s or Scolari’s. Donations can be mailed to the Food Closet at PO Box 2911 Gardnerville, NV 89410. The Food Closet is located at 1255 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 782-3711.

Helping Hands

Donations of warm clothing are accepted at the Helping Hands Thriftstore at 1418 Industial Way in Gardnerville. In addition to accepting donations of clothing for Project Santa Claus, the thrift store hands out vouchers through Douglas County Social Services, so those in need of warm clothing can shop free of charge. Information, 782-9410.

Angel Trees

Sponsor a child in need for Christmas by picking an angel from one of the Project Santa Claus Angel Trees in town. The angels include information about a child and one gift request that costs $25 or less. Return the wrapped gift to the same Angel Tree by December 15. All gifts will be distributed to families just a few days before Christmas. Information, Nancy Hollenbach 783-1821.

Angel Tree Locations:

Topaz Lodge & Casino – 1979 Highway 395

Carson Valley Medical Center – 1107 Highway 395

R & T Cleaners – 1389 Lampe Drive

Scolari’s Food & Drug – 1335 Highway 395

Raley’s Supermarket – 1363 Highway 395

Sharkey’s – 1440 Highway 395

Tumblewind – 1600 Esmeralda

Taylor-York Salon – 1662 Highway 395

Bently Biofuels Outpost – 1350 Buckeye Road

Pulse Gym – 885 Mahogany Drive

CV Computer -1402 Unit A Highway 395 S.

Carson Valley

Medical Center

New bicycle helmets, or like new helmets for toddlers through teenagers can be dropped off in the hospital lobby at 1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville.

They will accept donations from Thanksgiving through Dec. 15.

The helmets will be distributed through Project Santa Claus in December. Information, CVMC Public Relations 782-1512.