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Community Helps Food Pantries in Yerington, Silver Springs and Dayton on Thanksgiving and Beyond

For the Thanksgiving holiday, Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties had lots of community support gathering and distributing donations for its Yerington, Dayton and Silver Springs food pantries. “We knew we could count on the generosity of our…

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CLF Hosts Food Drive For Local Food Pantries

Central Lyon Fire is holding a food drive to benefit local food pantries. Canned food and other non-perishable food items can be dropped off at Central Lyon Fire Station 37 in Stagecoach, and Central Lyon Fire Station 35 in Dayton….

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Yerington Schools Collect 1380 Pounds of Food For Local Pantry!

Yerington K-12 schools held a “Stuff the School Bus” food drive in November that resulted in 1,380 pounds of food being donated for Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Yerington Food Pantry! Students, schools and community came together…

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Food Pantries Welcome Thanksgiving Donations

With Thanksgiving just over a week away, Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is asking for help from the community. Donations of Thanksgiving meal trimmings such as boxed stuffing, gravy mix, and canned cranberry sauce are needed at…

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Turkey Drive Saturday November 13

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, in partnership with 4-H Club, is collecting turkeys that will be distributed through Healthy Communities’ food pantries. Help those in need have a wonderful Thanksgiving by donating at the Annual Turkey Drive…

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Holiday Food Drive for Yerington Food Pantry

There will be a “Stuff the Bus” food drive for Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Yerington Food Pantry beginning November 1 and lasting until November 19, 2021. People may drop off nonperishable food donations after school from…

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Healthy Communities Sept 9 Speakers Discuss Rural Nutrition Initiative Plus Fernley Foundation

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties hosts it’s September meeting on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 9am via Zoom (connection details below). The public meeting includes member updates and introductions, discussion of matters of regional importance to health…

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Healthy Communities Coalition Receives Support from NV Energy Foundation

The NV Energy Foundation made pandemic response and recovery its primary focus in 2020, providing more than $2 million to 91 nonprofit organizations. Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties was among the nonprofits to receive support to help…

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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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Help Your Community, Earn Money for College This Summer in Dayton, NV

The nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is pleased to offer summer AmeriCorps service opportunities in the large greenhouse we’re now operating in Dayton as part of our new Rural Health and Nutrition Initiative. Plans for the…

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