Carson City holiday help |

Carson City holiday help

Evergreen Gene’s, 1811 N. Carson St., is collecting donations of canned food, socks and gloves through Dec. 23 for the Do Drop In Center for Independent Living. Call Gene or Rowena at 775-882-1807.

Fighters Against Child Abuse needs new clothing, socks, underwear, coats, toys, and gift cards for abused, neglected and at-risk children in Carson, Douglas and Lyon counties. Drop donations at Carson City Boxing Club, 3579 Highway 50 E., Suite 219; or West Coast Martial Arts, 1617 Buckeye Road in Minden. Go to, or call 775-434-4087.

Michael Hohl Motor Company, 3700 S. Carson St., is collecting Toys for Toys and non-perishable food for the Ron Wood Center.

Carson City Toyota is collecting donations for Toys for Tots. Drop new and unwrapped toys at 2590 S. Carson St. to qualify to win a $250 gas card. Call 775-882-8211.

Toys for Tots Hotline is now open to families in Carson City, Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties. If a family is in need of toys, call 775-884-TOYS (8697).

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Nevada is asking community members and businesses to adopt a club member and family who may not receive gifts otherwise. To participate, call Laurie Gorris, CPO, or Susie Messina, special events coordinator, at 775-882-8820.

Breanna De Luca, 9, is collecting slippers, robes, blankets and other items for residents in local nursing centers. Drop items at Ormsby Post Acute Rehab, 3050 N. Ormsby Blvd.; Mountain View Health and Rehab, 201 Koontz Lane; or Gardnerville Health and Rehab, 1573 Mathis Parkway in Gardnerville.

Greater Nevada Credit Union is accepting new pairs of children’s shoes through Dec. 24 for the Salvation Army. Each donation results in three entries to win a winter shoe wardrobe. Go to

A to Zen, 1803 N. Carson St., is holding a Christmas party and benefit for Friends In Service Helping from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Attendees are asked to bring a canned food item. Call 775-691-3945.

Items for inclusion in Holiday Help can be sent to with the subject line “Holiday Help.”