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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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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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Changes to HCC Food Pantries Due to COVID-19

Food is being provided to our food pantry clients in their vehicles in order to follow health directives about slowing the spread of COVID-19. All three of our pantries (Yerington, Silver Springs, and Dayton) are operating but have switched to…

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Healthy Communities’ Spring News and Notes

Spring has arrived and here at Healthy Communities Coalition we’re looking forward to a busy spring and summer. Below are 8 highlights of HCC events and programs May through October 2019: UNR’s School of Medicine will offer a free rural…

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Sat. Nov. 17th Holiday Food Drive at Smith’s in Dayton

Dayton, Nevada – A holiday food drive for Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Dayton Food Pantry takes place Saturday, November 17th, 2018 from 10am-4pm at Smith’s Grocery in Dayton at 2200 Highway 50 East. This year, the…

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