Show Washoe County seniors how much we care at this year’s Stuff-A-Bus Drive-By Donation Drive. Those wishing to donate, can drop-off unused items to staff at Sam’s Club, outside the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) bus, Friday, May 21, from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

As part of Older Americans Month, regional government organizations and local businesses, including KOLO Cares, Sam’s Club, Washoe County, RTC, Washoe County Human Services Agency (HSA), the City of Reno, and the City of Sparks, are teaming up to fill an entire bus with community donations for our local seniors. Donations will be sanitized and stored at the Washoe County Senior Center to be given to seniors in need throughout the year.

New, unused donations will be accepted at the drive-by donation event. Used items will not be accepted.

Needed items include:

  • Sweatshirts
  • Sweatpants
  • Bus passes
  • Jackets
  • Gift cards
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Hygiene products
  • Coloring books
  • Large print word search books
  • Reading books
  • Movie passes

Who: RTC, Sam’s Club, KOLO 8 News Now and HSA.

What: Stuff-A-Bus Drive-By-Donation Drive for Seniors.

When: Friday, May 21 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Sam’s Club, 4835 Kietzke Lane in Reno.

“The Stuff-A-Bus Donation Drive goes a long way in helping us serve the thousands of vulnerable seniors in our community,” said Washoe County Senior Services Division Director Steve McBride. “A special thank you to the community, our partners, and staff for coming together to care for our seniors and making this extraordinary effort so valuable every year.”

Staff will practice social distancing and wear masks during the donation drive.

May is Older Americans Month. Stuff-A-Bus is a signature Older Americans Month event. Additional events will be offered virtually throughout the month. The public can take part by watching those events on our Washoe County Television YouTube Channel.

 

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