Carson City Soroptimist collecting school supplies through Aug. 7 |

Carson City Soroptimist collecting school supplies through Aug. 7

Each year Carson City Soroptimist gathers hundreds of new backpacks, filling each with school and hygiene supplies, which are given to local elementary, middle, and high schools as needed.

To help, bring new backpacks, supplies, or money to Platinum Salon & Spa, 716 N. Carson St.; Edward Jones Investments, 412 E. Musser St., Suite 1; Carson City Toyota-Scion, 2590 S. Carson St.; or Marilyn Lewis State Farm Insurance, 321 W. Winnie Lane, Suite 106. In Minden, donations can be dropped at Wells Fargo Advisors, 1645 Highway 395, Suite A. The deadline to donate is Friday, Aug. 7.

A list of items needed is at Checks can be mailed to SICC, PO Box 794, Carson City, NV 89702. For more information, call Sue at 775-230-4938 or Ada at 775-671-0987.

Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Soroptimist International of Carson City is an IRS recognized tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation registered with the Nevada Secretary of State. Your donation may be tax deductible; please consult your tax preparer. Receipts and Tax I.D. No. available on request.