Valley donation sites
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.
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.
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.
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.