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Dayton Farmers Market Opens

It is almost Farmers Market season! Healthy Communities Coalition’s Dayton Farmers Market will take place each Thursday June 10 through September 30, 2021. Cash, major credit cards, USDA Senior Farmers Market coupons, WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants,…

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Healthy Communities Expands Food Security Efforts to Large Greenhouse in Dayton

Dayton, Nevada – In 2010 Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, a nonprofit based in Dayton, began strategically working toward improving our local food system to provide food to residents in need in our communities. These efforts have…

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Food Drive Brings In Over 1,000 Pounds for Dayton Pantry

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties reports that a March food drive at the Dayton Grocery Outlet brought in 1,082 pounds of food for the Coalition’s Dayton Food Pantry clients. Lisa Selmi, Healthy Communities’ fiscal manager, said, “We…

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Healthy Communities Announces VISTA Service Opportunity

Would you like to serve your community by becoming a full time VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member? Your service (May 2021 -August 2021) will be in Dayton, Nevada with the nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey…

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Dayton Community Garden Welcomes Applications for Garden Spaces

Sign-up forms are now available for garden plots at Healthy Communities Coalition’s Solidarity Garden in Dayton. Gardening spaces are available on a first come, first served basis, and are free for food pantry clients and SNAP recipients. All others pay…

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Job Opening for School Resource Coordinator in Yerington

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, a private nonprofit, is welcoming applications for a Resource Coordinator based in Yerington. Below are details about the position. Position Description: Resource Coordinator Description of Duties and Responsibilities • Provide support and…

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Dayton Food Pantry Seeks Volunteers

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Dayton Food Pantry is seeking additional volunteers. Due to the pandemic and ripple effects such as unemployment, there has been an increase in the need for the Pantry’s services. Volunteers are needed…

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Food Pantries Seek Donations for Thanksgiving

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ food pantries in Dayton, Yerington and Silver Springs are asking for donations of typical Thanksgiving side dish ingredients. This week, the food pantries are seeking donations of canned pumpkin. Next week, they…

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Part Time AmeriCorps Service Position in Silver Springs, Nevada

Would you like to serve your Silver Springs community by helping to increase food security and teaching people about good nutrition? You’ll also have a chance to earn a certificate in nutrition and to become a certified Community Health Worker…

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Love and Good News April 2020

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey’s food pantries in Yerington, Silver Springs and Dayton continue to operate during the COVID-19 crisis. The pantries are going strong thanks to the hard work and generous donations of our volunteers, AmeriCorps and…

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