Forget Me Not Animal Sanctuary of Las Vegas is collecting cat and dog beds for the Animal Foundation to celebrate the holiday season. Their goal is 585 dog beds and 523 cat beds, and blankets, by Christmas morning. They want to provide some comfort to the cats and dogs as they wait to be adopted. There are drop-off sites around the valley.
The Rape Crisis Center in Las Vegas uses male and female volunteers, ages 21 and over, to assist sexual assault victims. Volunteers assist the staff of the center by answering crisis calls around the clock, making referrals for victims and others who are seeking assistance, and more.
The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas is in desperate need of sheets, blankets, towels and such to use for bedding for their cats and dogs. Gently used or new items can be dropped at the shelter every day between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. They would also like to connect with housekeeping departments for regular pickups of donated items.
Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division is looking for volunteers to serve as Long Term Care Ombudsman in skilled nursing facilities.
Volunteers act as advocates and a voice for residents in skilled nursing facilities, either those who cannot speak for themselves or who request assistance and advocacy. Volunteers promote resident's rights, empower residents and help resolve complaints.
The 32nd All Reno Radio Blood Drive will be held January 4 and 5 at the Atlantis Casino Resort. Each donor will receive free Atlantis gelato and points in the United Blood Services Hero Rewards Store that can be redeemed for rewards. Come by, meet your favorite radio personalities, and give the gift of life.
Since the Springs Preserve turned 10 years old in 2016, participants in the photo contest focused their lenses on all things 10 -- seeing life through the eyes of a 10-year old and objects in groupings of 10, for example. The photos on display are the winners, judged on their originality, technical skill and subject matter. Through January 7.
This exhibit shares the extraordinary stories of Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges and Ryan White - three children whose lives teach us about overcoming obstacles to make positive differences in the world. It encourages children and families to explore issues of isolation, fear and prejudice. Through January 7.