As the holidays draw near, we invite you to join the 325 agents, brokers, and staff at Dickson Realty in supporting local organizations that are giving back to the community. Many organizations make a difference in our community. A few of our favorite organizations are listed below. We invite you to visit their website to see if their mission speaks to your heart.
Organizations Giving Back To The Community
Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows
With a strong commitment to inclusion, Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows is giving back to the community by providing young people with opportunities to succeed. The Boys & Girls Club’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. To learn more about how to get involved, click here.
The Children’s Cabinet
The Children’s Cabinet provides safe environments for children and families in Northern Nevada, offering crisis intervention services, mentoring, and more. The Children’s Cabinet is giving back to the community by keeping families together throughout the holiday season. To learn more about how to donate, click here.
Community Foundation of Western Nevada
Giving back to the community through philanthropy and leadership, the Community Foundation of Western Nevada is a permanent charitable resource in Nevada. Dedicated to providing affordable housing in Reno and Sparks, the Community Foundation worked in partnership to build the Village on Sage Street. To learn more about how to donate, click here.
Eddy House works tirelessly to provide resources and shelter to homeless and at-risk youth. Functioning as a safety net for Reno’s younger population, Eddy House offers a breadth of services, including counseling and job development skills. For more information about how the Eddy House is giving back to the community or how to donate, click here.
Food Bank of Northern Nevada
Food Bank of Northern Nevada, a local nonprofit organization, provides emergency food services to community members struggling with hunger. Partnered with a network of agencies and direct service programs, Food Bank of Northern America provided more than 20.9 million meals to families in need last year. For more information on how to donate, click here.
Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe
The Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe is dedicated to saving and improving pets’ lives through adoption, community spay/neuter, and humane education programs. Founded in 1994 by a group of committed volunteers, the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe has become a driving force in animal rescue and adoption for the Truckee region. To learn more about how to support the organization, click here.
Nevada Museum of Art
Inspired by Nevada’s rich history, the Nevada Museum of Arts gives back to the community through meaningful art and cultural experiences. With a strong focus on education, the museum offers online classes for people of all ages interested in creating art. For more information on how to give your support, click here.
Sierra Community House
Sierra Community House is the result of the union of four long-standing social service organizations — Family Resource Center of Truckee, North Tahoe Family Resource Center, Tahoe SAFE Alliance, and Project MANA. Its goal is better to serve our region, share resources, leverage partnerships, and connect individuals and families with the services they need to thrive and build the strength, safety, and resilience of the community. For more information and to support Sierra Community House, click here.
Sierra Senior Services
Sierra Senior Services provides home-delivered meals, community dining, and social connection, and coordinates additional support services that empower seniors to continue living independently. Its vision is to create a Truckee/North Lake Tahoe community where all seniors live nourished lives with independence and dignity. To learn more, and support Sierra Senior Services, click here.
Since 1986, Step 2 has offered family-oriented services to those struggling with substance use disorders. By breaking the cycle of addiction, Step 2 addresses community members’ gender-specific needs to help them overcome barriers. To learn more about how to donate, click here.
Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation
With a long-term goal of securing discretionary resources from many donors to meet changing community needs, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation has been building philanthropy in North Tahoe through its work with donors, nonprofits, and communities for more than a decade. Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation connects people and opportunities, generating resources to build a more caring, creative, and effective community. To learn more and support the organization, click here.
Now more than ever, we hope your life is filled with the spirit of goodwill towards all, which brings purpose and joy to you and yours. We wish you a happy holiday season!